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Special to the Los Angeles TimesThese days, the average American consumes a whopping 22 teaspoons of sugar each day, totaling about 350 calories. Thus, in the context of a national obesity problem, it's no surprise that food manufacturers have begun introducing sugar-free versions of...
Tags: Diabetes, Diarrhea, Education, Overweight, Market Research
Daily Press (Newport News, Va.)Many diets fail for the simple reason of hunger. But there are ways to help control ghrelin, the appetite-boosting hormone that triggers the brain to encourage eating. Do aerobic exercise. Research has shown activities such as running on a treadmill...
Brand XTRANSPORTATION ISSUE: Given all the talk about electric cars, clean diesel, ethanol and more, it can be confusing to know how fuels work and their advantages and disadvantages. Here's a guide -- after the jump. GASOLINE Gasoline is ignited by a spark in...
Special to the TribuneSugar and spice, and lots of other things nice-olives, apricots, pistachios, medicinal herbs, fragrant oils, even purported aphrodisiacs-are for sale and for sampling at the bustling Spice Bazaar on the edge of Istanbul's Old City. The L-shaped brick...
Tags: Bee (insect), Cucumbers, Chives, Chicken Breast, England
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFirst of two parts At first, the experimental shampoo looked like a putrid salad dressing. Its oil and its water just couldn't get along. They separated in the bottle and, over time, the shampoo took on an ugly brown hue. The team at Avalon Organics,...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIf you think your everyday exhaust fumes are a private matter -- maybe your dirty little secret -- you haven't met up with Southern California's new pollution detectives. In recent weeks, an innocuous white van has been parked on a Los Angeles freeway...
Special to The TimesIT'S getting hotter — and hotter, according to Al Gore. Time to turn up the AC, plan more trips to the beach, and grab yourself a seriously cool milkshake. A real shake, that is — not the synthetic kind handed to you from an anonymous drive-...
Tribune staff reporterSitting in a cluttered, windowless office here surrounded by pictures of her three grandchildren, Nancy W.Y. Ho did her best on a recent afternoon to show why everything you thought you knew about ethanol is wrong. It's not just about distilling auto...
Maryland WeatherThat was bracing! Overnight lows ranged from around minus-8 degrees out in Garrett County, to about 11 degrees in Aberdeen. Here is a map with National Weather Service observer reports.We recorded a low of 10 degrees out on the WeatherDeck......
Northeast MagazineBeginning about six years ago, whenever Jean Kenny's two young grandchildren were bathed in her tub, they got severe rashes. ``At first, we didn't suspect the water,'' Kenny says. ``Babies are always getting rashes.'' Nancy, the mother of the oldest...
Sun Theater CriticNEW YORK -- August Wilson sits in a scruffy, linoleum-floored eatery in the heart of the theater district holding a sheaf of discount coupons for "Miss Saigon." He's not planning on seeing the show, but he's put the coupons to good use. Neat black...
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