THE NEW FORTY The Letter "V"
I read recently that laughing heartily for 15 minutes can burn as many as 40 calories. Over the course of a year daily laughter can add up to the loss of four pounds for the average person. So I guess... Posted on 2/13/12 at 2:42 PM
FATHER KNOWS LAST Pecan Pie and Running
Like almost all Americans, I ate too much yesterday on Thanksgiving! It still bothers me a little that we live in a land that has such an abundance of food and still we fail to use it for the betterme... Posted on 11/26/10 at 10:35 PM
HEALTHBEAT A calorie reality check
Just in time for Thanksgiving, the University of Minnesota School of Public Health is sharing a list of calorie counts for traditional Turkey Day foods.
Three ounces of turkey, with skin? That's 15... Posted on 11/23/10 at 4:00 PM
CONFESSIONS OF A (FORMER) FAT GIRL Cereal and serving sizes
I used to be a cereal junkie - I would not only have cereal for breakfast, but I would often times have for lunch, an afternoon snack, a bedtime snack and sometimes, for supper. Okay, not all in the s... Posted on 2/18/10 at 12:00 AM
Until now, the only way to find out what people in the United States eat and how many calories they consume has been government data, which can lag behind the rapidly expanding and changing food marketplace. Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are trying to change that by creating a gargantuan map of what foods Americans are buying and eating.
Some previous studies have found that low carbohydrate diets like Atkins work better than a traditional low-fat diet. But the new research found that the key to losing weight boiled down to a basic rule _ calories in, calories out.
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