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Fewer, Healthier Snacks Are Better For Children
2012-12-18 06:52:26

[ Watch the Video: Combo Snack of Cheese and Veggies As Alternative ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Switching up cookies for cheese and vegetables might be the key to fighting the growing childhood obesity trend in America. According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 32 percent of the U.S. children are overweight or obese. Children eat an average of around three snacks a day, and other studies have shown that simply taking...

2012-10-16 04:00:43

LA Weight Loss launches its Slim Sipping Cookbook with something for everyone in the family. Greensboro, North Carolina (PRWEB) October 15, 2012 Being the cook in the family makes it easier to control what the whole family eats by planning healthy meals. But as the home chef, sometimes it´s tough to work with the eating habits of different family members. While there are an abundance of recipes for healthy meals, quelling a craving for seasonal favorites like flavored coffees or...

2012-10-07 23:03:26

With an onslaught of unhealthy snacks available for consumers, Marketing Xocolate International Corporation (MXI-Corp), the maker of Xoçai´s, has launched a new healthy snack choice, the X Powerhouse Cookie. The X Powerhouse Cookie contains Xoçai´s premier-grade chocolate and is a rich source of daily fiber. (PRWEB) October 06, 2012 With an onslaught of unhealthy snacks available for consumers, Marketing Xocolate International Corporation (MXI-Corp), the maker of...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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