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The First Lady at the White House garden; Credit: The White House

Michelle Obama Pays Visit to Inglewood Today

As part of her "Let's Move!" nationwide health campaign for fitness and healthier food, First Lady Michelle Obama will be making a stop in Inglewood today -- the second day of her two-day visit to Los Angeles. She'll speak to supporters at a future site for a Northgate Gonzalez Market......
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New Food Network Show Fat Chef to Premiere Jan. 26

A new batch of chefs is joining the Food Network later this month, but they won't be doing much cooking. Instead, the group of chefs deemed "fat" will be a part of Fat Chef, a Biggest Loser-type program, focusing on helping twelve professional chefs lose weight while improving their mental......
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Wendy's Dethrones Burger King as #2 Burger Chain

Among a slew of fast food headlines in 2011, the unveiling of a new Wendy's burger, Dave's Hot 'N Juicy, had lasting effects on the future of the fast food industry. Thanks largely to the new better-quality burger, Wendy's is set to surpass Burger King next year as the second-most......
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Holiday Food Drive Roundup

Did you stock up on too much food for the holidays? Any Thanksgiving non-perishable leftovers? Make the most out of it and donate to these local food drives. According to the L.A. Regional Food Bank, the most coveted food products are rice, beans, canned meat, canned vegetables, canned fruits and......
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Russian Burger King Commercial Of The Day

In what might be another sign that Vladimir Putin is losing control of his country -- or at least its burger marketing departments -- comes a sensationally 'hip' commercial from Burger King. If Russian burger lovers were all hip-hop enthusiasts, then Burger King knows they would spin giant hamburgers instead......
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5 Paula Deen Holiday Recipes We Don't Want To Try

In the spirit of the season, we thought we'd go through 2011 Rose Parade Grand Marshal Paula Deen's rich, buttery collection of online holiday recipes and highlight a few stand-outs. Deen is the author of cookbooks, magazines and hosts "Paula's Best Dishes" on the Food Network. The take-away? When in......