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20 Snacks Under 200 Calories

When that afternoon snack attack strikes, it’s tempting to reach for whatever is in your path—that bar of chocolate in your desk drawer, the leftover donuts from your morning meeting, a bag of chips f…

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The Incredible Way Your Mind Affects Your Metabolism

Get this -- the nutrition labels on your packaged foods may be more powerful than you are aware. Sure, they provide some sort of transparency to processed foods -- clarifying how much fat, carbohydrat…

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Should You Eat Three Big Meals Or Many Mini Meals?

The answer might come as a surprise: eating three big ones a day might help you lose more weight than 'grazing' all day—this is what new research seems to suggest. In a study, Researchers from Purd…

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What Happens When You Eat Too Fast?

Consider the common phrases we use for eating a rushed meal: "wolfing down," "shoveling," "gobbling" and such. Each of these seems to imply that a meal is an inconvenience. We need to finish eating in…

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Can a Big Breakfast Save You From Major Disease?

A recent study done by researchers at Tel Aviv University says "Yes." And that's not all. The study also found that eating a high calorie breakfast can protect you from more than half a dozen serious …

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5 Tricks Restaurants Use to Make You Overeat

The drinks: with the music playing soft and slow and the dim lights lulling you into a mood of relaxation, a cocktail or three seem to be in order. The more you drink, the more you might end up eating…

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Shocking! The Unhealthiest Food Chains in America

Sure, McDonald's has the Big Mac -- and with jumbo fries and a large gulp of carbonated sugar it certainly isn't "healthy." But McDonald's doesn't even come close to earning the title of one of the un…

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Aspartame Isn’t Safe…Unless You Ask Coca-Cola

Photo Courtesy of: iStock/Thinkstock Earlier this year, Coca-Cola Company rolled out an ad campaign encouraging people to unite in the fight against obesity. The irony of the situation was not lost o…

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A Bouquet on Your Dining Table Can Help You Eat Less

What happens when you place a bouquet of fragrant flowers on your dining table? Yes, of course, the sight and smell of those beautiful flowers pleases the eyes, gladdens the nose, and makes you fee…

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5 Delicious Desserts That Boost Your Health

I have an irrepressible sweet tooth. For years, it would make its presence felt every evening, just after dinner, and I would crave a sweet bite. If nothing healthy was available, I would drift toward…

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