New Menu Labeling Rules Finalized

Good news for calorie counters: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today finalized two rules requiring that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards in restaurants with 20 or more locations—even including movie theaters and vending machines. That should be a helpful reminder for all of us when we’re considering putting another 1,000 calories worth of popcorn in our faces.

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What is Your Healthy Heart Score?

A simple online test is now available to let you check your risk of having a heart disease in the next twenty years. Developed by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health, test takers are scored on their answers to a series of questions about their diet and lifestyle habits. The Healthy Heart Score test results are categorized […]

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Listen to Your Heart

Pop quiz: Which group is more likely to ignore the warning signs of heart trouble, men or women? Obviously it’s the men, right? Those stubborn, non-communicative, emotion-suppressing, no-direction-asking men.

Nope. According to researchers at the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, men and women experience similar symptoms of heart trouble, but women stay in denial longer.

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6 Favorite Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

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An estimated 75% of annual weight gain takes place between Halloween and New Year’s. Even if it’s just two pounds a year over the course of 10 years, that’s 20 hard-to-lose pounds! This is what experts refer to as “creeping obesity.” Avoiding holiday weight gain can help you avoid the creep.

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20 Life Hacks for Healthy Eating

What is a Life Hack??? Life hacking refers to any trick, shortcut, skill, or novelty method that increases productivity and efficiency. Life hacks are amazing little time savers that solve everyday problems in an inspired, ingenious manner. These hacks will help you save time and find pleasure in the process of loving the foods that love you back.

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