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Panera Bread Announces Refreshing New Food Policy

Finally, a restaurant has realized that we don’t want to have to choose between quality food and quick food. In a move honoring the company's commitment to serving food that's good and good for you, P…

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Food-tographay Can Toy With Your Salty Food Cravings

Whether in a restaurant or sitting at your own dining room table, we've all done it at least once. Reached in our pocket, pulled out our phone and snapped a picture of whatever may be on our dinner pl…

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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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Ice is Dirtier Than Toilet Water in Fast Food Restaurants, Study Reveals

If the thought of drinking toilet water makes you cringe, you'll hate learning that ice served at many fast food restaurants contains more bacteria than the water found in their toilets. As reported b…

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8 Ways to Order Wisely at an Italian Restaurant

All the world loves a hearty Italian meal. But it is only too easy to gorge on creamy pasta and overdose on cheese-laden pizza. Here are some smart ways to get all the flavor without the fat: Don’…

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A Lesson for Restaurants: Good Health is Good Business

Serving lower-calorie foods is good business for restaurants. A new study shows that between 2006 and 2011, lower-calorie foods and beverages were the key growth engine for restaurants studied, includ…

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Can You Trust Calorie Counts on Menus?

  If you want the most accurate picture of your nutritional intake, your best bet is to dine exclusively at fast food restaurants. No, really. A 2011  study, revisited by ABC News earlier this…

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Who are the Biggest Food Wasters?

My garbage bags have gotten lighter and lighter over the past few years. I could attribute this mitigation to the fact that I am throwing away a lot less food. As a kid, the family garbage can needed …

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Restaurant in Italy Lets Diners Pay With Fruits and Vegetables

By Stephen Messenger, TreeHugger Sure, money doesn't grow on trees—but who needs money when you can pay with things that really do? Later on this month, a new restaurant called "L'č maiala" is …

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4 Ways to Choose Wisely When Dining Out

We’re eating out more than ever today. But if we choose wisely and eat small portions, we needn’t worry about unhealthy cholesterol and unsightly bulges. Sharing some tips that I find useful: At a …

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