Calorie Counts Coming To Vending Machines

By | Sun, 12/29/2013 - 11:11

A proposed FDA rule would place calorie information on vending machines nationwide in 2014. The government agency believes this would help people make healthier choices, despite evidence to the contrary

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Tips For Holiday Travel: Which Airline Food Is Healthiest?

By | Fri, 12/20/2013 - 15:27

This holiday season find out which airlines have the healthiest and the least healthiest foods.


Our Need For Protein Makes Us Overeat

By | Thu, 11/07/2013 - 17:37

Our drive for protein in a high-caloric, low-nutrient environment may be causing us to overeat.

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The Average Food Blog Recipe Is Acceptable In Calories, But Excessive In Sodium

By | Thu, 11/07/2013 - 17:09

An review of the internet's most popular food blogs found that the average dish contains high levels of sodium and fat.

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Calorie Counts 'Virtually Meaningless,' Experts Conclude

By | Thu, 08/22/2013 - 20:59

Our caloric intake is largely determined by the digestive process itself rather than the hard value ascribed to the food product.

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How To Read Food Nutrition Labels: Learn The Nutritional Content And Calories Of What You're Eating [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 06/25/2013 - 20:25

To balance your diet and maintain your health, know what information food nutrition labels both contain and omit.


NYC Soda Ban May Only Target 8% Of Consumers, Mostly The Obese, Less So The Poor

By | Wed, 06/12/2013 - 12:01

Columbia University scientists use consumer trends to estimate who and how many people could be impacted by the controversial soda ban.

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Why Donating Blood Is Good For Your Health

By | Thu, 05/30/2013 - 18:37

Blood donors who donate regularly lower their risk of developing life-threatening illnesses.


Wendy’s Pretzel Burger: New Bun May Be Great For Business, But What About Your Waistline?

By | Thu, 05/30/2013 - 12:27

Market analysts have yet to discuss how many calories Wendy's new pretzel bacon cheeseburger burger contains.

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Family Dining On A Budget: Healthy Fast Food Alternatives On-The-Go

By | Wed, 05/08/2013 - 20:57

These tips for healthy fast food dining will satisfy cravings and leave you feeling guilt-free.

Calories Draw People to Food Regardless of How it Tastes

Calories Draw People To Food Regardless Of Taste

By | Tue, 05/07/2013 - 20:36

A new study found that food high in calories triggered more brain activity than foods with low caloric content, even if the low-calorie foods tasted better.

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Want to Burn Double the Calories? Run Backwards

By | Thu, 12/20/2012 - 17:03

Backward running has been shown to help people avoid or recover from common injuries, regain balance, and even burn double the calories.

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Veggie and Cheese Combo Snacks Make Kids Eat Fewer Calories

By | Tue, 12/18/2012 - 11:22

Snacks that combine vegetables and cheese may help kids consume fewer calories.

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Watching Horror Films Burns as Much Calories as a 30-Minute Walk

By | Mon, 10/29/2012 - 17:19

Researchers claim that instead of working up a sweat, sitting on the sofa and watching adrenaline-pumping horror movies can help burn as many calories as a 30-minute walk.


Learning to Cook May Have Helped Humans Evolve Bigger Brains

By | Mon, 10/22/2012 - 16:27

Learning to cook may have helped the human brain grow, and may have led to the invention of tools, culture and civilization, scientists claim.