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Trade Your Fast Food Receipts for Fresh Food

What if someone told you it was possible to redeem your fast food receipts for healthy, ready-to-prepare food? You would take them up on that immediately right? That's how recipe-kit delivery servi…

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What is Domino’s Pizza Doing in Our Schools?

With childhood obesity on the rise, the US Department of Agriculture began raising nutrition standards for school food in 2012. The assumption was that fast foods and snacks were the culprits, and tha…

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Taco Bell Explains Mystery Ingredients, Almost

In response to past lawsuits and a general trend towards transparency in the fast food industry, Taco Bell is now publicly displaying the not-so-secret ingredients in their famous mystery meat. Accord…

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How Fast Food Signs Can Make You Overeat

When "fast foods" were first introduced to the world, the idea was simple: quick and cheap foods would allow people to eat a meal on-the-go and move on to complete their work. This, it was believed, w…

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Why Portion Sizes Won’t Fix America’s Obesity Epidemic

It has been suggested that America could combat its obesity epidemic by standardizing restaurant portion sizes. The idea, excerpted in this Salon article from a book called “A Big Fat Crisis” by Debor…

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Papa John’s Vows to Stop Using Gestation Crate Meat

Pizza powerhouse Papa John's has made a commitment to stop working with suppliers that are raising sows in gestation crates. This move comes as the food industry as a whole is shifting away from the u…

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Do Pumpkin Products Actually Have Real Pumpkin?

  Fall is in full swing in the United States, and, for the past few years, that has meant one thing: pumpkin-flavored food, everywhere you look. From pumpkin doughnuts to pumpkin beer, this…

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Surprisingly Decent Vegan Fast Food Items

If you're a vegan or vegetarian, you likely have enough healthy eating habits to know that fast food is never a great option for a meal. But, despite our best efforts, sometimes you're just in a hurry…

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Scary Lifespan of a Happy Meal (Video)

A happy meal was left on a table for six months straight. Either happy meals are magically immortal, or they are too preservative-filled and chemically altered to eat. Ever. Related Cat Eats Mc…

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The No. 1 Danger of Eating French Fries

If, like me, you love French fries, here’s some essential information you should munch on. We know that health experts are not exactly fond of fries, because, well, they're deep fried potatoes with…

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