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What 2,000 Calories Of Popular Fast Food Looks Like

What 2,000 Calories Of Popular Fast Food Looks Like

Why 2000 Calories? If you look at most food label in the U.S, you will see ingredient contents compared to a 2,000-calorie average diet. The FDA arrived at 2,000 using surveys of how much food people consumed per day. “The FDA wanted a single number so their recommendations would be simple to follow, and also

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Berries, berries, berries – Nature’s sweetest antioxidants

Blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries may be summer’s best nutrition and taste sensations. They’re among the foods with the highest content of antioxidants, vitamin C, fiber, and other disease-fighting compounds. Enjoy them fresh for a terrific grab-and-go snack or simple dessert. Yogurt and cereal are great with fresh berries on top, and salsas made with berries

The Average American Diet Plan Unmasked

A 2011 Consumer Reports survey asked over 3000 subscribers about their dieting habits, successes and failures. While many of the survey results are unlikely to surprise anyone who has considered losing weight, others might be unexpectedly helpful. Regardless of whether a prospective dieter finds America’s dieting practices astounding or obvious, merely knowing they are not

Overweight Diet Beverage Drinkers Should Watch Food Intake

Over the past few decades, soft drink companies have released more and more sugar-free or low-calorie products. Demand for diet beverages continues to climb, leading some researches to wonder whether drinking the diet soft drinks rather that the full-sugar versions make a difference in the waist-line of American consumers. Researchers recently published a study in

Habits That Could Be Hurting Your Diet

If you have tried every diet in the book and are still struggling to lose those pounds, you may want to look at the company you keep. According to researchers in England, people that are actively dieting are more likely to cheat when they are hanging around friends and colleagues that are not dieting. Apparently,

Top Ten Low-Carb Veggies

When you start a diet, you might wonder which low-carb veggies are the best. We know that carbohydrates, in moderation, play a pivotal role in maintaining a balanced diet by providing your body with energy. However, you want to be conscious about your carb consumption in order to lose weight. For that reason, it is

Become a freekeh fan

Freekeh (pronounced “free-kah”) is an ancient grain, enjoyed for centuries in countries such as Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Egypt. Now freekeh is gaining popularity in America. Want to join the freekeh fan club? Here’s what you need to know. Freekeh is made from young wheat and has a smoky, nutty flavor and a firm, chewy

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