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Calories

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New Study Says Statins May Lead Some Patients To Pig Out

Ten years of U.S. data suggest cholesterol-lowering statins are giving patients a license to pig out. Calorie and fat intake increased among statin users during the decade — an indication many patients might be abandoning heart-healthy lifestyles.

04/24/2014

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Enjoy Noodles Without Calorie & Carb Guilt

Many folks have had to pass on the bread basket and pasta bowl for diet reasons. But an ancient super food could have you doing a happy dance at dinnertime.

09/10/2013

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Viral Video: What Does 200 Calories Look Like?

What does 200 calories look like? This video provides a number of examples that illustrate how different foods stack up.

KRLD–06/26/2013

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Starbucks Set To Post Calorie Counts

Starbucks says it will start posting calorie counts on menu boards nationwide next week, ahead of a federal regulation that would require it to do so.

06/18/2013

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Viral Video: What 2000 Calories Looks Like

Ever wondered what 2,000 calories looks like? This video breaks it down in terms of your favorite foods, including bacon, eggs, and Big Macs.

KRLD–03/27/2013

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Researchers Try To Separate Obesity Fact & Fiction

Researchers who reviewed the science behind some widely held obesity beliefs found it lacking. Their report says dogma and fallacies are detracting from real solutions to the nation’s weight problems.

01/31/2013

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Coca-Cola To Address Obesity For First Time In Ads

Coca-Cola became one of the world’s most powerful brands by equating its soft drinks with happiness. Now it’s taking to the airwaves for the first time to address a growing cloud over the industry: obesity.

01/14/2013

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McDonald’s To Post Calories Nationwide

The world’s biggest hamburger chain said Wednesday that it will start posting calorie information on restaurant and drive-thru menus nationwide starting on Monday.

09/12/2012

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Fitness Tracker Wristband A High-Tech Way To Stay Fit

If you’re trying to lose weight or simply improve your overall health, studies show tracking your activity may help you reach your goals. A recent report shows that people who use a pedometer nearly double the number of leisure steps they take on a daily basis.

05/22/2012

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One-Of-A-Kind Digital Nutrition Kiosk At North Texas McDonald’s

For the health curious, fast-food eater in Richardson there’s a new interactive, digital kiosk at one McDonald’s location.

02/23/2012

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No More King-Sized Snickers: Company To Set Calorie Limit

Fans of king-sized Snickers and Twix bars may want to stock up. The candy maker Mars Inc. reportedly is planning to impose a 250-calorie limit on its chocolate products by the end of next year.

02/16/2012

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Will Eating A Big Breakfast Make You Skinny Or Fat?

Of recent years, common advice has been to eat a big breakfast because it helps to jump start your metabolism and eat fewer calories. According to a new study, at least half that equation may be toast.

CBSDFW.COM–01/17/2011