News tagged with calories

Research finds caloric energy benefit from cooking

Have you ever wondered why it's so tough to put down that last slice of bacon? Part of the answer is that humans are evolutionarily programmed to crave fatty foods, which offer the biggest bang for the buck, ...

Feb 05, 2015
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Why most food labels are wrong about calories

Food labels seem to provide all the information a thoughtful consumer needs, so counting calories should be simple. But things get tricky because food labels tell only half the story.

Jan 06, 2015
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Tips for a healthier you in 2015

One of the most common New Year's resolutions is to eat healthier. Here, Christine Clark, dietitian for Northeastern University Dining Services and University Health and Counseling Services, offers five strategies ...

Jan 06, 2015
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Poll: Americans support menu labeling

Most Americans favor labeling calories on menus in fast food and sit-down restaurants. That's according to an Associated Press-GfK poll conducted in December that found most favor labels for prepared foods in the grocery ...

Dec 31, 2014
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New food labels bring revised calorie information

If you are like most Americans, you eat one-third of your calories away from home. This includes meals at restaurants, snacks from vending machines, drinks at coffee shops and foods from convenience stores. With weight loss ...

Dec 30, 2014
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