Geraldine Pluenneke has written for Newsday, the International Herald Tribune and other publications, and is writing a book on recovering America’s lost flavors and nutrients. She is hooked on Eli’s Health Loaf, toasted and thickly spread with chèvre.

How to Eat Healthy in an Unhealthy World

A new, trim Staples is back in Cross’s sequel Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead 2 after sorting out the emotional problems that led him to overeat, which even included guidance from Bruce Lee. The Wellness Foundation of East Hampton will preview the new film at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27 at the LTV studios in Wainscott.

Kids in the Kitchen

Hayground School in Bridgehampton is realizing a dream that has quietly landed it on the cutting edge of school lunches nationally. The dream involves tempting young children to respect and crave healthy food in a culture awash in processed fare and restoring the prime socializing cement of a shared table.