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2014-01-08 17:38:09

According to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior Food prepared away from home is typically higher in calories and lower in nutrition than food prepared at home, but it now makes up more than one-third of all calories purchased in the United States. Consumers tend to view full-service restaurants as providing healthier, higher quality food than fast-food restaurants, but some studies have found much higher calorie, fat, and sodium levels in food at full-service...

Consumer Group CSPI Reveals 2013 Xtreme Eating Awards – Foods Packed With Calories
2013-01-16 11:54:50

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each January Americans everywhere are busy making their New Year´s resolutions, resolving to quit that unhealthy smoking habit, stop procrastinating quite so much, or making amends to get into the gym a little more often. But perhaps the most popular resolution each year has to do with food. How often have you stood in front of the mirror around the New Year a made the resolve to stop eating quite so many caloric, fat-laden,...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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