| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:22 AM
How are your microbes doing today? Yes, your personalized, bazillion little bacteria working their magic in your stomach and intestines and -- if you're to believe many recent reports -- may be causing you problems with auto-immune issues.
| Mar 8, 2013
From the get-go it has a primal ooze that shifts the body into comfort-zone overdrive. At its essence are two ingredients: a carb crunch followed by a liquid blanket of calcium. And now the humble grilled-cheese sandwich is evolving from home-style to...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 8:04 AM
A 5-year-old from Lutherville, a tot who campaigns for animal rights and says animals are friends not food, is vying for the title of PETA's Cutest Vegan Kid.
Maya Parker-Rollins, who's been vegan her whole short life, is competing to be the girl winner...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:30 PM
"Canned salmon: It does a body good" doesn't pack quite the same punch as that other slogan.
"Got edamame?" Not much better.
They're worth remembering though, given a growing movement away from milk. Consumption is at its lowest level in 36 years,...
| Feb 15, 2013
Lasagna is served raw at Green Bar and Kitchen, the newest eatery to pop up off Fort Lauderdale's Southeast 17th Street and tucked inside the plaza housing Waxy O'Connor's and the Village Well. The Irish establishments have new Italian neighbors, who...
| Mar 26, 2013
People flock to Pimlico Race Course on the third Saturday in May for the excitement, for a good party or for a stiff Black-Eyed Susan. The bill of fare, though, hasn't been high on the list of attractions since the Coolidge administration.
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:03 AM
When you get invited to the wedding of a fitness expert named Rainbeau Mars, you can bet it’s not going to be your typical affair. The Hollywood health expert famous for her yoga DVDs is making all her wedding guests do a three-week cleanse before...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Time magazine reports that vegetarians live longer than their meat-chomping friends.
Meanwhile, a six-year study of 70,000 Seventh-Day Adventists, published in the current issue of the American Medical Association's Journal of Internal Medicine, found...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Is an organic, raw, vegan, local, and alcohol-free dinner overkill? Scott Franklin Manning doesn’t think so.
He's the man behind The Locavoire, a 100% organic, vegan, local, raw, and alcohol-free dinner series.
Last year, Manning took a closer...
| Jun 8, 2013
In the restaurant world, being called "a regular" is a badge of honor. Phil Gittelman has been eating at Hugo's in West Hollywood almost every day for 32 years. He is so fond of the restaurant, which opened in 1980, that he is more than a customer; he's...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 3:09 PM
(Editor's Note: A letter to the editor published Jan. 26 regarding the vegan diet and the flu epidemic is a form letter that was published in many newspapers across the country. The version that was sent to the Daily American listed it was by Walt...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 4:19 PM
I'm responding to a recent letter to the editor entitled "Vegan diet and the flu epidemic" in which the author blamed the flu and many other illnesses on the way animals are raised for food.
The letter implies that food safety measures are worse than...