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7 Healthy Snacks for Couch Potatoes

Even the healthiest among us like to spend a little time vegging on couch with a bowl of snacks and a great movie to watch. But that doesn't mean your late night snack has to be a calorie bomb! Yep, t…

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Exactly How to Crave Veggies & Healthy Food

Are you craving what's best for you? One of the challenges of making a diet change can be taste. If your food appetite is a taste for unhealthy foods, maybe it's time to rethink. Food craving…

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Big Dairy Leans on the Government, Sells Us Junk

Do you think the government should be supporting dairy? Tons of unhealthy dairy junk food gets through the new junk food guidelines set up by the government! These guidelines try to deal with the…

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What Grocery Shopping Really Does to Your Brain

Iím convinced the American food supply is determining our body weight as much as caloric intake, genetics, metabolism, exercise and self-control. I stand at the end of a well-lit grocery aisle se…

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5 Top Foods To Eliminate From Your Diet In 2014

There are thousands of healthy foods on this planet AND there are also thousands of unhealthy choices. You can't eliminate every bad food at once so I've list the top ones to beware of! 1. Oreo …

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UK Kicks Artificial Food Dye, U.S. Doesn’t.

Processed foods such as Skittles, Starbursts, Nutri-Grain Bars, and Lunchables might look the same in an American grocery store as they do in a British one, but they're not the same. The American vers…

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The (Un)Welcome Return of the Twinkie

This is what a Twinkie experience is like: after unwrapping the near-oblong shaped pastry, you hold in your hands something that is simultaneously light and airy, while feeling dense and substantial. …

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Move Over USA, Mexico is Now the Fattest

For the past decade or so, the United States was typified as a country of excess and indulgence. This sort of characterization appealed to many until it started to show along our waistline. For years …

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5 Scary Food Secrets Corporations Donít Want You to Know

Most people understand that super frosted breakfast cereal, double sized chocolate bars and Big Macs are NOT health foods. Itís scary to find out though, that even when we think we are eating healt…

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A Surprisingly Simple Way to Make Better Food Choices

  In the past few decades, we've grown accustomed to seeing -- and reading -- nutrition labels on our groceries. But with obesity on the rise in the United States, it sure seems like this know…

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