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Losing Weight McDonald's Diet
2014-01-07 07:41:16

If you eat McDonald’s every day for ninety days, can you actually lose weight? A teacher in Iowa wanted to test that theory – and the results may surprise you.

Soda Ban In NYC Prompts Beverage Industry Lawsuit
2012-10-14 06:18:02

Carbonated soda manufacturers, restaurant owners, and industry advocacy groups are among those who have banded together to file a legal challenge against New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's attempt to ban the sale of supersized sugary drinks at most dining locations city-wide

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2011-01-28 12:48:46

Dutch researchers say that offering downsized meal portions in addition to normal ones at cafeterias may help some people cut their calorie intake.

2011-01-24 06:05:00

PARK CITY, Utah., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheetz, Inc.

2010-11-29 10:33:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Nov. 29. 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When ordering a hamburger from a fast food restaurant, the smiling face behind the register used to ask, "Would you like fries with that?" With the advent of combo meals, this question is no longer necessary.

2007-04-12 03:00:10

By Francis, Charles A Don't Eat This Book: Fast Food and the Supersizing of America by Morgan Spurfock, Berkley Publishers, Penguin Group Inc., New York, NY, 2005, 308 pages.

2007-03-13 21:00:00

By Kate Douglas If you'd bumped into nursing student Adde Karimi last September, he probably wouldn't have had much time to chat. He was too busy stuffing his face with burgers, cola and milkshakes. It takes a lot of planning to get 6,600 calories of junk food down you in a day, he explains.

2006-06-30 00:20:00

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Hart Sharp Video is about to get supersized.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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