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Death by Coca-Cola

A New Zealand woman, Natasha Harris, recently died due to excessive Coca-Cola consumption (at least in part).† The New Zealand coroner ruled that the woman's death was partially attributed to the 10 l…

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Should Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Be Banned in Schools?

I was recently told about how a local hot sauce emporium stayed in business, at least for a while. Seems that much of the local trade in hot sauce was done by school-aged children who were looking, no…

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Is Drinking Soda Worse Than Smoking?

Photo Courtesy Of: Comstock/Thinkstock Soda, which is loaded with sugar primarily in the form of high fructose corn syrup, is a leading contributor to the rising rates of obesity, diabetes, heart di…

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7 of the Most Unhealthy, Cancer-Causing Foods

Let's face it: it's challenging to eat all-healthy foods all the time. Sometimes we just want an easy pre-processed meal for a late dinner, while other times we choose to indulge in a junky treat as a…

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Peanuts & Coke, Plus Other Odd Food Combinations

Without argument, kids like to exploit weird food combinations, and most of these have to do with junk food. Growing up I had a friend who enjoyed semi-stale Oreos, crunched into bits, along with pret…

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Disney Nixes Junk Food Ads from Broadcasts

If you have the chance, sit down and watch 30 minutes of childrenís programming and pay close attention, not to the programming, but to the commercials that make up about 1/3 of the 30 minute viewing …

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The 10 Fast Food Commandments

Manna may have been the only fast food on the way to the 10 Commandments, but today there are 245 big US chain restaurants and tens of thousands of fast food options trying to lure you in. But is the …

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Should We Ban Junk Food from Our Kids?

I have a bone to pick with the local public school my child attends. Granted, I am seen by the mass majority of people as reactionary, if not sanctimonious, when it comes to plying my child with all m…

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Eat Real Food, Not Junk Food

Junk food is destroying both our bodies and the environment. Here are the facts and the solutions. Animals in the wild donít have to stop to think about what would be good to eat.† A sparrow knows…

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Home Made Junk Food

Late last year a somewhat unique cookbook came on the radar titled, Make the Bread, Buy the Butter: What You Should and Shouldn't Cook from Scratch -- Over 120 Recipes for the Best Homemade Foods; a c…

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