Pizza Hut to Become Slightly Less Unhealthy

Pizza Hut to Become Slightly Less Unhealthy

A few weeks ago, Pizza Hut announced a host of changes in the ingredients it uses to produces its menu items. These are mostly cosmetic and don’t address the elephant in the room: high calorie pizzas loaded with saturated fats … Continue reading

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Philadelphia is the First Big City to Pass a Soda Tax

Philadelphia is the First Big City to Pass a Soda Tax

Philadelphia’s City Council voted yesterday to impose a tax on sugary drinks, becoming the first major city in the US to do so. A 1.5 cent tax will be imposed on every ounce of sugary and diet drink sold in … Continue reading

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Breakfast – to Skip or Not to Skip?

Breakfast – to Skip or Not to Skip?

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? For people trying to lose weight, the automatic answer is yes. The logic is simple – skipping breakfast will lead to extreme hunger a few hours later, and thus to … Continue reading

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4 Reason Vegetarians Weigh Less

4 Reason Vegetarians Weigh Less

Today is Meatless Monday and World Meat Free Day. . If you’ve followed the growth of the “meatless” campaign in recent years, the core messages are centered around reducing your meat consumption to improve your health and save the planet. … Continue reading

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Food for the Beach

Food for the Beach

Summer is practically here, and one of the great joys is spending a day at the beach. You’ll get very hungry swimming, building sandcastles, and even just lazing about. The sand and the heat make it a challenge to keep … Continue reading

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Pineapple Heaven

Pineapple Heaven

Pineapples in season are not only tasty and healthy, but are relatively cheap. One cup of pineapple has just 80 calories and costs $0.70. It’s fat-free, low in sodium and rich in vitamin C, 130 percent of the daily value. … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Introduces a New Salad

McDonald’s Introduces a New Salad

Major news in fast food yesterday, as McDonald’s – symbol of the unhealthiest food you can get – announced an overhaul of its salads: Red leaf lettuce and carrots added to all salads on McDonald’s menus nationwide Colorful cornucopia of … Continue reading

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Is There Any Benefit in an Alkaline Diet?

Is There Any Benefit in an Alkaline Diet?

An “alkaline diet” describes a group of loosely related eating regimens based on the precept that certain foods can affect the acidity level of bodily fluids and cells, including the urine or blood, and can thus be used to treat … Continue reading

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Evaporated Cane Juice – Healthier than Sugar?

Evaporated Cane Juice – Healthier than Sugar?

People have a love / hate with sugar. We love sweet food, but know we should limit our consumption. One way to do this is to avoid buying products that list sugar as an ingredient. Food manufacturers realized this long … Continue reading

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