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Dedicate a weekend to creating a more spiritual and sustainable world

12 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Sacred activism is on the agenda, and organic farming proponent Vandana Shiva is among the keynote speakers at the Conscious Life Expo in Los Angeles on Feb. 10-12, where visitors can also browse through the offerings of 200 vendors showing organic clothing, crystal jewelry, medicinal honeys and...

How does actor Mark Feuerstein stay so fit? Multitasking

12 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

To hear Mark Feuerstein talk, you’d have no idea the 45-year-old actor is as fat-free as the New York high school champion wrestler and Princeton University football player he was before he discovered acting, or that he was named one of People magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People" in 2003. Best...

10 health gadgets that we can't wait to buy

12 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

The giant Consumer Electronics Show, held last month in Las Vegas, dazzled the world with inch-thick, flat-screen TVs and driverless cars. The cutting-edge wellness gear on display at the event may have been less glamorous but was no less amazing. If you swim, run, play basketball, cycle, fish...

Dr. Ruth explains why morning sex is just the best

12 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Dr. Ruth Westheimer is, at a sprightly 88, still regularly doling out her take on love and loving. (She tweets regularly at @AskDrRuth to her 88,400 followers.) We spoke to her recently about online dating, sexless relationships and getting frisky during the golden years.  Read on as high priestess...

This is the year you start mindfulness and yoga practices

12 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Struggling with mindfulness? Here are a few events that can help sharpen those stilling-the-mind skills. Kit and Ace, a maker of technical apparel, will be offering complimentary mindfulness sessions from Saturday to Monday at its Pasadena and El Segundo locations. The hip clothing brand is hosting...

Cool wheels! Here's a look at bike trends for 2017

12 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Cycling's bigger than ever, but unfortunately, so are the near misses involving cellphone-distracted drivers. That's why safety was one of the big topics  at the recent InterBike show in Las Vegas, along with urban bikes, cargo bikes, e-bikes, stand-up bikes, fatter tires and simpler, speedier...

The simple reasons why actress Jessica Biel avoids wheat and dairy

12 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Actress Jessica Biel glides into Au Fudge in West Hollywood looking lithe and radiant, wearing a cinched-waist, Midi pencil skirt and silk blouse.   Au Fudge is her parent and kid-friendly all-in-one marketplace, creative space (you’ll find cooking and other classes here) and restaurant replete...

7 L.A.-specific resolutions to make in 2017

Lose weight, save money, read the classics. Whatever. Everyone makes the same resolutions every year, and no one ever does them. This year, try something a little closer to home — and a little easier to pull off. We’ve come up with some ideas for New Year’s resolutions that can be accomplished...

When your supermarket or nail salon is also the neighborhood bar

Wandering around Echo Park recently, Tyler Sharkey was pleasantly surprised to find that he could now grab a beer at his neighborhood bookstore, Stories Books and Cafe. He’d already discovered some other unexpected places nearby with booze: Golden Saddle Cyclery, a Silver Lake bike repair shop...

Seven cases of measles reported in L.A. County

Los Angeles County public health officials said this week that they’re investigating seven cases of measles, a contagious disease that in rare cases can lead to brain damage or death. “Measles is a highly contagious viral disease that spreads from person to person through coughing or sneezing,”...

This cross-cardio dance class gives the observant a safe spot to sweat

Religious law and mainstream fitness classes don’t always mix. So Rachel Victor decided to create her own workout. Her cross-cardio dance sessions cater exclusively to fellow Orthodox Jewish women, giving observant students a safe spot to sweat. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy: Victor’s hour-long...

Photos: Looking in on Hollywood's hot new gym

Hollywood is getting fitter. Equinox recently opened its 84th gym. It’s within the Camden, a new multiuse complex near the famed intersection of Hollywood and Vine, highlighting the neighborhood’s tony transformation. The 40,000-square-foot loft space is sleek and artistic with exposed concrete,...

Give the gift of feeling great in 2017. Here are 23 ideas

Give the gift of feeling great this season. Here are a few ideas to help a lucky someone — or yourself — happily and healthfully launch into the New Year. You’ll find hundreds more gift ideas at latimes.com/holidaygiftguide. At your door Subscription boxes are the gift that gives month after month....

Monthly 'Conscious Family Dinners' aim to nourish body and soul

Just after 7 on a late October evening, a small crowd had begun to form outside a mansion off a quiet street in North Hollywood. It wasn't a velvet rope or beefy bouncer holding up the line, but the fact that each guest was being enthusiastically embraced by a host they didn't necessarily know....

'I'm running out of medicine.' Paperwork backlog costs some their Medi-Cal coverage

Thaddeus Moncrief has gone for months without three medicines he takes to control his high blood pressure. He also stopped leaving his home in Lancaster because he’s running dangerously low on catheters he uses with his wheelchair. He’s afraid of having an accident in public. “Like yesterday I...

How to cultivate compassion in the workplace

The irony is not lost on Radhanath Swami that he speaks to international financiers but hasn't had a bank account in 40 years. "I last signed a check in 1969," said the author and spiritual figure. "And here are these business people asking me to teach them. I guess we all have our purpose." We...

No-excuses fitness: New exercise apps help you get your sweat on

Demands on your time can be overwhelming this time of year. But a few new fitness options means no more excuses for skipping a workout: Listen to your trainer Popular audio fitness app Aaptiv provides some 17,000 “classes” a day to its users, who pay $10 a month for unlimited access to trainers...

4 ways to indulge in the flavors of the season, without breaking your diet

Just because you're vegan, Paleo or following any other type of specific nutrition plan doesn't mean you have to forgo the flavors of the season. Here are four way to indulge in those festive ingredients without abandoning the diet. They are available only through the holidays: Kombucha is the...

Dodge holiday weight gain with these healthy eating hacks

Load up on the eggnog and cookies at every turn, and you’ll end the holidays with a five-pound gift that’s hard to return. Learn to navigate the eating minefield that is the holiday season with these tips and tricks from top nutrition experts. Party strategy People tend to eat 50% more calories...

How you can go curling this winter - in DTLA

Curling is a sport rarely on most Americans’ radar until the Winter Olympics. But for a one-of-a-kind social workout, curling is worth experiencing. You can try a “Learn to Curl” session at the Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square presented by Bai, where Hollywood Curling — yes, it’s a curling club...

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