In an interview with the Washington Post, Tom Vilsack, the new Secretary of Agriculture, shares his thoughts on local food ("In a perfect world, everything that was sold, everything that was purchased and consumed would be local."), school lunches, the role of the USDA, and — most interestingly — his difficult, personal, childhood relationship with [...]
L.A. Magazine's Mary Melton is on day two of Gwyneth Paltrow's detox regimen, and is finding out that it's a lot of work and a strain on her marriage:
Last night, with only one solid meal all day, I was famished—a bit weak in the knees and nowhere on my face was to be found even [...]
Gwyneth Paltrow's ridiculous new posture as a lifestyle guru is mockable enough from a distance, but one intrepid blogger has decided to live it. L.A. Magazine's Mary Melton has resolved to follow The Gwynster's "detox" regimen, all seven highly-detailed days of it:
Since rising at 7 a.m., I’ve subsided solely on a glass of lemon water, [...]
Costco to sell meal-replacement diet cookies:
Cookie dieters replace breakfast, lunch and snacks with approximately six cookies, totaling about 600 calories, and then eat a light dinner. They're expected to lose between 10 and 15 pounds a month.
The cookies, according to the manufacturer's founder, have an "acquired taste."