Don’t Be a Victim of This Dunkin’ Donuts Health Ambush

Don’t Be a Victim of This Dunkin’ Donuts Health Ambush

Duncan Donuts is trying to keep with the time; and consumer preferences for healthier fare. That’s why this summer, DD has added “Fruit Smoothies” to its lineup. Here is the copy for its Tropical Mango Smoothie: “The feel good taste … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Your Smoothie is Sabotaging Your Diet

3 Reasons Your Smoothie is Sabotaging Your Diet

Smoothies are one of the most popular breakfast and snack choices in America today. They are tasty, convenient, portable, and supposedly healthy. Unfortunately, not all fruit and vegetable smoothies are good for you. 1. Smoothie portion sizes tend to run … Continue reading

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4 Reasons Exercise May Make You Gain Weight!

4 Reasons Exercise May Make You Gain Weight!

This may come as a surprise, but there are simple explanations for the phenomenon: 1. Many people exercise in order to lose weight. After all, it’s all about calories in versus calories out. However, most of us grossly overestimate the … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Smoothies

The Pros and Cons of Smoothies

Smoothies are perceived as a win-win food for people trying to lose weight and eat healthfully. They are both tasty and nutritious, or so it seems. But when examining the nutrition facts for smoothies, you have to wonder just how … Continue reading

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How Sport Drinks Companies Trick Us (Plus 4 DIY Recipes)

How Sport Drinks Companies Trick Us (Plus 4 DIY Recipes)

This is a guest post by Vani Hari a.k.a Food Babe. Let’s face it – Sports drinks like Gatorade and PowerAde are some of the worst things you could possibly put in your body. They are made up of mostly … Continue reading

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An Oat Powered Smoothie???

An Oat Powered Smoothie???

We recently got pitched by Oat Works, a company making an “oat powered” smoothie: Recognizing the dilemma for busy consumers who want to start their day with a bowl of nutrient-rich oatmeal, but lack the time to prepare it, Oatworks … Continue reading

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Veggie Stress – 10 Tips to Win the Race Against the Rot Clock

Veggie Stress – 10 Tips to Win the Race Against the Rot Clock

Do you suffer from veggie stress? You know, veggies you bought at the grocer’s with every good intention to prepare and eat, yet somehow haven’t gotten to before they started to rot? Raise your hand if you’ve never had a … Continue reading

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More on Jamba Juice Wraps

More on Jamba Juice Wraps

We got a lot of comments here and on facebook following yesterday’s unfavorable review of Jamba Juice’s Greek Goodness Wrap. Vince said: when you consider other fast food options, Jamba’s items compare well. There are no trans fats, hydrogenated oils … Continue reading

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