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2011-05-20 08:06:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Satisfying the sweet and salty cravings in all of us, Abbott's ZonePerfect brand launches Sweet & Salty nutrition bars. The new ZonePerfect Cashew Pretzel and Trail Mix bars combine the irresistible combination of sweet and salty flavor varieties while providing excellent nutrition. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/abbott/50127/ (Photo:...

2011-05-18 06:00:00

PLANO, Texas, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheetos, the most mischievous and playful snack brand in the world and a leading brand from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, is on a mission to reward the best of the best when it comes to goofing off. The brand today unveiled the Cheetos Billion Minute Break, a first-of-its-kind, internet-wide experience where consumers can compete to become the greatest break-taker alive and the winner of the ultimate Cheetos reward - a larger-than-life portrait...

2011-05-02 09:00:00

FRESNO, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The month of May ushers in plans for family vacations, increased time outdoors and even busier calendars filled with activities. As schedules heat up for summer, the pistachio industry and LIVESTRONG.COM, a destination for all-things food, fitness and healthy living, are urging Americans to still make health a priority while packing in the action. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2011-05-02 04:00:00

MIAMI, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Forget everything you think you know about losing weight," says a prominent weight-loss doctor. "The conventional wisdom on weight loss has helped make the majority of Americans overweight or obese." According to Sanford Siegal, D.O., M.D., a leading obesity expert whose successes with celebrity entertainers and athletes have made international headlines in recent years, the key to losing weight is to eat more. More often, that is. How often? Every two...

2011-04-28 06:00:00

PLANO, Texas, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division today announced that its rapidly growing Facebook community set the Guinness World Records® title for "Most Fans on Facebook in 24 Hours," garnering 1,571,161 new "likes" (i.e., fans) on April 11, 2011. As a thank you for setting this groundbreaking 24-hour record, Frito-Lay will reward its fans by giving away 24,000 bags of chips made with all natural ingredients. Beginning April 29, 2011 at 2 p.m....

2011-04-26 10:03:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Furthering its 25-year commitment to real food, Kashi, the premier natural food and lifestyle company, today announced the recent launch of the Kashi Ingredient Decoder(TM)--the latest tool to join the company's continuously expanding and valuable resource portfolio created to support real food enjoyment and education, as well as inspire natural, healthy living. Designed to help people better understand what they are putting into their...

2011-04-20 08:00:00

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Special K® brand is releasing its first-ever book, "The Special K Challenge(TM) & Beyond," to provide weight managers with additional guidance as they participate in the Special K Challenge(TM). Featuring more than 100 recipes, as well as fitness and nutrition tips, the book helps women stay on track to meet their weight management goals. The Special K Challenge(TM) takes the guesswork out of weight...

2011-04-11 16:06:21

New USDA study: Fat found in pistachios may not be readily absorbed by the body In a first-of-its-kind study with nuts, randomized controlled-feeding research conducted by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) found that fat in pistachios may not be completely absorbed by the body. The findings indicate that pistachios may actually contain fewer calories per serving than originally thought "“ further validating pistachios as one of...

2011-04-11 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a first-of-its-kind study with nuts, randomized controlled-feeding research conducted by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) found that fat in pistachios may not be completely absorbed by the body. The findings indicate that pistachios may actually contain fewer calories per serving than originally thought - further validating pistachios as one of the lowest calorie nuts with 160...

2011-04-11 05:00:00

PLANO, Texas, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division today kicked-off a weeklong event in the heart of New York City aimed at providing a behind-the-scenes look at how its newest product flavors are created, while actually getting consumers involved in the process. From high atop a Times Square billboard, Frito-Lay recreated one of its key flavor development centers - the Flavor Kitchen located at company headquarters in Plano, Texas - to share the real foods and...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
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