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2011-07-13 14:06:21

Over 15,000 restaurants will be participating in a new voluntary initiative called Kids LiveWell starting Wednesday. The National Restaurant Association and Health Dining unveiled the new initiative today. Meals that will fit into the program include an entr©e, side dish and beverage that contain 600 calories or less.  Burger King is joining in the initiative with its breakfast muffin sandwich with fresh apple slices and fat-free milk. Corner Bakery Cafe's half turkey sandwich...

2011-07-05 12:21:46

UCI study helps explain why potato chips, french fries are complicit in weight gain Recent studies have revealed potato chips and french fries to be the worst contributors to weight gain "“ and with good reason. Have you ever wondered why you can't eat just one chip or a single fry? It's not just the carbohydrates at fault. UC Irvine researchers Daniele Piomelli, Nicholas DiPatrizio and colleagues found that fats in these foods make them nearly irresistible and trigger a surprising...

2011-04-17 00:00:36

The hunt is over for the best Easter Brunch in the City. Hop over to Roots for a great value in an elegant setting. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 16, 2011 Roots Union Square San Francisco Restaurant in the Orchard Garden Hotel celebrates Easter Sunday April 24 with a delicious brunch, served 10 am to 3 pm. Brunch items are priced between $8 and $11. Please call (415) 692-5621 for reservations and more information. The Easter Brunch menu includes: Country Style Eggs Benedict Fluffy...

2011-01-25 12:07:14

Cross-disciplinary researchers find that children's tastes and brand recognition begin early A child's taste preferences begin at home and most often involve salt, sugar and fat. And, researchers say, young kids learn quickly what brands deliver the goods. In a study of preschoolers ages 3 to 5, involving two separate experiments, researchers found that salt, sugar and fat are what kids most prefer -- and that these children already could equate their taste preferences to brand-name fast-food...

2011-01-10 09:30:00

HYANNIS, Mass., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for football playoff games and the "big game" in February, Cape Cod Potato Chips is launching the Big Game Chip Switch. The goal of the integrated program is to encourage consumers to switch their regular chips for any one of Cape Cod's three 40% reduced fat varieties to see if anyone can tell that these kettle-cooked chips are low fat. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2010-12-28 06:00:00

LISLE, Ill., Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- McCain Foods, the world's largest maker of frozen prepared potatoes, has joined the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) in its pledge to reduce obesity, especially among children aged 6 to 11, by 2015. McCain Foods will provide support for programs and activities designed to help people achieve a healthy weight by balancing energy (calories) consumed with energy expended through physical activity. Today, many Americans are consuming...

2010-12-14 00:01:24

Don't let long shopping days derail your diet! Dietitians suggested top five mall-friendly healthy meals. Bellingham, WA (Vocus) December 13, 2010 It's the Christmas shopping season, and for many people, that means eating at least one meal a week at the mall. With massive tubs of french fries and greasy chicken wings lurking in every mall's food court, healthy eating on all all-day shopping trip can be a challenge. But you can find a reasonably healthy meal at the mall's food court "“...

2010-08-27 09:08:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) FRIDAY, AUGUST 27: POTATO CHIPS Profile America -- Friday, August 27th. One of America's favorite snack foods is said to have originated this week near Saratoga Springs, New York, in 1853. The chef at Moon's Lake House, George Crum, was...

2010-07-15 02:59:05

Study is first to look at trans fat trends in major fast food chains Five major fast food chains have significantly decreased trans fats in the oils they use to cook food, according to new research from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. The latest research findings suggest that major fast food chains may have been responsive to health concerns from the public and that potential future marketplace shifts to watch for in response to current nutrition concerns include changes...

2010-07-13 15:55:00

NEW YORK, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its 162-year history of offering the Best, the Only and the Unexpected, Hammacher Schlemmer introduces The Healthiest Deep Fryer, a device that makes up to 2 lbs. of crisp, succulent fried food using only one tablespoon of oil. "Unlike conventional fried potatoes that have up to 14% fat, The Healthiest Deep Fryer makes french fries with only 3% fat," explained Hammacher Schlemmer's General Manager, Fred Berns. The Healthiest Deep Fryer's...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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