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2009-02-04 08:52:00

Celebrate American Heart Month by Shopping Smart for Your Heart CHICAGO, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now is a good time to stock your kitchen with ingredients that will help you weather tough economic times and stick with healthy New Year resolutions.

2009-01-12 21:00:00

Bag lunches may not always meet the nutritional needs of preschool children, US researchers said.

2008-12-31 19:58:08

The produce section may be a bit skimpy, but it is still possible to strive for five servings of fruits and vegetables a day, a U.S. expert suggests. Dr.

2008-12-29 23:12:09

Many think weight gain is inevitable as days grow colder but a group of U.S.

2008-12-24 16:43:14

Holiday party-goers may choose to mingle first and eat later, but if they do, they could risk an upset stomach or food poisoning, U.S. experts say. Foods have been sitting at improper temperatures for too long have ruined many a holiday, says Dr.

2008-10-04 21:00:10

An important event is round the corner and you feel you are out of shape... Here's how to tone up in seven days flat! Swap tea... for something else. If you want to get in shape fast, ditch your regular cup of tea and go for a fat-burning one instead.

2008-09-26 15:00:32

Sometimes it seems that nutritionists deliberately set out to confuse us about what's good for us and what we can do without. Eggs are out, eggs are back in. Switch to margarine - no, go back to butter. Cut out red meat - no, cut out carbs. Drink eight glasses of water each day - no, never mind.

2008-09-12 18:00:26

To: FOOD EDITORS Contact: Phil Versten of Z Trim Holdings, Inc., +1-847-549-6002, phil.versten at ztrim.com MUNDELEIN, Ill., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Z Trim Holdings, Inc.

2008-09-10 21:00:08

By Janet Helm Maybe you think nutritionists flip-flop as often as political candidates seem to do. Eggs are bad, no eggs are OK. Switch to margarine, no go back to butter. Drink eight glasses of water each day, no never mind.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.