Calories Burned

Burn 12 Calories Or More By Reading This Article [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 09:08

Daily activities, like laying down and walking, burn more calories than you might think. Running and kettlebell training can burn hundreds.

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There Is No Such Thing As An Apple Core: Eat The Entire Fruit Safely

By | Sat, 11/16/2013 - 14:05

It's entirely safe to eat an apple in its entirety, since the fruit technically does not contain a "core."

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Poor Kids Opt For Nutritious School Lunches More Often Than Their Peers

By | Wed, 11/13/2013 - 11:32

English researchers found that children entitled to free school meals are more likely to pick nutritionally valuable dishes than their peers.

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New Guidelines To Manage High Cholesterol

By | Tue, 11/12/2013 - 16:00

A panel of experts identifies patients who would most benefit from statins to prevent and control high cholesterol while also recommending a heart healthy lifestyle.

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Vegetable Oils Claiming To Lower Cholesterol May Actually Increase Heart Disease Risk

By | Mon, 11/11/2013 - 12:24

Although polyunsaturated fats are essential, corn and safflower oils, which contain high amounts of omega-6 and low amounts of omega-3 fatty acids may not be healthy.


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.


Can’t Get Your Kids To Eat More Vegetables? Try Offering A Rainbow Of Options

By | Wed, 10/02/2013 - 15:48

Offering infants a wide range of vegetables may help stubborn children find a nutrient source they're happy with, one study finds.

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Homemade Baby Food Is More Nutritious Than Store-Bought

By | Wed, 09/11/2013 - 14:25

Homemade baby food contains twice the nutrients as well as less calories and sugar than store-bought food.


Violent Behavior In Teens May Result From Deficiencies In Vitamins And Minerals

By | Tue, 09/03/2013 - 18:40

A nutritional researcher finds that deficiencies of vitamins and minerals may all contribute to anxiety, aggression, and violent behavior.


6 Metabolism-Boosting Foods That Burn Calories [SLIDESHOW]

By | Mon, 08/26/2013 - 17:49

Incorporate these metabolism-boosting products into your weight loss diet.

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CDC Says Salt Intake Guidelines Were Wrong

By | Fri, 07/12/2013 - 13:53

According to new CDC guidelines, it’s a waste of time and even harmful to reduce one's salt intake too much.

Getting Kids to Eat Their Vegetables

Parent Of A Picky Eater? Try Thinking Of Vegetables In A Whole New Light

By | Mon, 07/01/2013 - 21:31

Instead of tricking and strong-arming kids into eating vegetables, parents would be more successful in getting kids to finish their veggies by introducing an overarching, conceptual framework, where nutrient-related concepts explored.

Dangerous Cooking Oils Detected By Improved Testing

New Rapid Test Designed For Dangerous Illegal Cooking Oils In China

By | Sat, 06/29/2013 - 15:54

Scientists in China say a cheap new device, similar to a home pregnancy test, will help detect illegal and dangerous cooking oils in restaurants and stores.

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Soylent Formula Coming Soon To A Mailbox Near You: Now Accepting Orders For Food Substitute [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 06/18/2013 - 23:57

Supposedly never needing to eat food again, Soylent creator Rob Rhinehart hopes to manufacture and distribute his nutritious food substitute after receiving overwhelming support for the product through crowdfunding.

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Wendy’s Nine Patties, 3000-Calorie ‘T-Rex’ Burger, Nixed By Food Chain For Unhealthy, ‘Inappropriate’ Portion

By | Fri, 06/14/2013 - 09:53

After much publicity, Wendy's T-Rex burger, made out of nine patties, is now off the menu.