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2011-08-28 04:25:30

  Good news for dieters with a sweet tooth--adding a little bit of chocolate or another small, sugary snack to an otherwise healthy diet might not hurt you in your quest to lose weight, according to a new study published in this month's edition of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. The paper, "A Reduced-Calorie Dietary Pattern Including a Daily Sweet Snack Promotes Body Weight Reduction and Body Composition Improvements in Premenopausal Women Who Are Overweight and...

2011-08-08 13:44:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- YoCrunch®, the fastest growing full-line yogurt maker that packages a wide variety of toppings with their many yogurt flavors, last week launched its first integrated marketing campaign, aimed at increasing brand awareness. The effort, "It's YoCrunch Time!," not only brings to life the fun spirit of the brand and the product, but also illustrates the fact that YoCrunch's unique product is a great snack for any time. Moreover, the...

2011-08-04 06:00:00

NOVATO, Calif., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy snacking has never been this easy and indulgent. Navitas Naturals has launched a new line of Navitas Power Snacks that feature a combination of the most nutrient-dense superfoods and organic seeds, fruits and nuts. The first two varieties in the line, Cacao Goji and Citrus Chia, are flavorful grab-and-go functional foods that use only certified organic and raw ingredients. "This is a breakthrough superfood product," says CEO Zach...

2011-07-13 05:18:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Superfruit Nutrition has launched three flavors of all-natural That's it.(TM) fruit bars, made from only two fruit ingredients and no preservatives, concentrates, purees, added sugar, GMOs or nuts. That's it.(TM) fruit bars are kosher, vegan, gluten-free, diabetic-friendly, high-fiber, fat-free and low-calorie. The USDA recommends 2-4 servings of fruit per day. One That's it.(TM) fruit bar helps satisfy this requirement. "That's it.(TM)...

2011-07-12 11:46:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Garden Vegetable Cracker Creations(TM) by Lance®, part of the Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: LNCE) family, were named a winner in SHAPE magazine's "2011 Snack Awards," which lists the top 20 best low-calorie snacks of the year. After sampling hundreds of new snacks, SHAPE magazine editors selected Garden Vegetable Cracker Creations(TM) as one of the top five products in the "salty snack" category. Now in its fifth year 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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