Celebrities (page 4)

Britain’s Jamie Oliver Targets American Kids’ Moo-Juice

Television food scold Jamie Oliver has finally found an ally to help him infiltrate the Los Angeles Unified School District. Newly appointed Superintendent John Deasy appeared with Oliver Tuesday…
Posted April 27, 2011 at 12:00 am

When “Green” Solutions Could Hurt the Planet

In a simpler time, helping the Earth involved recycling and chastising litterbugs. But the annual “Earth Day” has become a platform for environmental and animal rights activists to promote…
Posted April 22, 2011 at 12:00 am

“Naked Chef” Needs “Econ 101”

Los Angeles public school officials remain reluctant to allow British food scold Jamie Oliver to bring reality show drama to their cafeterias, but Season 2 of Oliver’s Food…
Posted April 13, 2011 at 12:00 am

Daytime TV Doc’s Diagnosis Is (Still) Fear

Saturated fats aren’t always associated with being healthy. But have you ever wondered why we think that way? Perhaps it’s because food scolds have done a better job fearmongering…
Posted March 23, 2011 at 12:00 am

Marathon Runner Powered by Fast Food and Willpower

A fit and trim 36-year-old marathon runner will have consumed 30 days' worth of fast-food—from breakfast through dinner—by the time the starter gun sounds at Sunday's Los Angeles Marathon.
Posted March 14, 2011 at 12:00 am

Food Cops Have a Cow Over Chocolate Milk (Again)

Food activists are once again trying to justify a nationwide ban on a beverage beloved by children and adults alike: chocolate milk. Both nutritious and delicious, chocolate milk is…
Posted February 24, 2011 at 12:00 am

L.A. Schools to Jamie Oliver: Go Away

Super-chef Jamie Oliver is back to film another season of his show "Food Revolution." This time he’s targeting school cafeterias in Los Angeles, a city usually inviting to camera crews. But Angelenos are making an…
Posted January 13, 2011 at 12:00 am

Completely Losing It With Jillian

Jillian Michaels is an exercise and health guru who became famous as one of the personal trainers on The Biggest Loser. Since then she's developed a video game and…
Posted December 6, 2010 at 12:00 am

Quote of the Week

Former “Iron Chef” Mario Batali is a larger-than-life cookbook author, television personality, and philanthropist who knows a thing or two about foods and ingredients. He recently wrote a…
Posted November 23, 2010 at 12:00 am

Dr. Oz’s Fantasyland

Dr. Mehmet Oz is as famous as a TV doctor can be, but he’s not always well-known for getting his facts right—especially about sweeteners. The Great Oz…
Posted October 7, 2010 at 12:00 am