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How Many Calories Are In Your Favorite Summer Drinks?

It’s hot.  You’re thirsty.  You want something cool – or maybe ice cold – to drink. Check Out The Calories A lot of cool, refreshing drinks come with a hefty dose of calories. You might be surprised how many are in a drink you’ve been having for years. According to CSPI (Center for Science in […]

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Do Your Road Trips Mean Dashboard Dining?

How many ketchup drips, chocolate smears, coffee stains, and greasy crumbs do you have in your car (or on your clothes)? Is your road trip an endless food-fest of fast food, junk food, and all kinds of snacks — with your dashboard or vacant passenger seat acting as your table? If you’re nodding your head, […]

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8 Ways To Save Calories When You Order Fast Food

Tip 1. Know your setting: pace yourself in the “speed eating” environment of fast food restaurants. Restaurant decor of fast food restaurants is not an accident — it is designed with the intention of getting you to eat and run. The red and gold color schemes in many fast food and Chinese restaurants encourage you […]

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Do You Sit In The Fat Or Skinny Area Of A Restaurant?

Choose your seat carefully. According to Brian Wansink, Director of Cornell’s Food and Brand Lab, where you sit in a restaurant does have an effect on how much you eat! Scratching your head yet? After mapping the layout of 27 restaurants across the country and analyzing what and where customers ate, here are some general findings […]

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Do You Eat A Bread And Butter (or oil) Meal Before Your Meal?

Have you been known to invade the breadbasket with gusto as soon as it lands on the table? Then do you mindlessly continue to munch before and during your meal either because you’re hungry or because the bread is there for easy nibbling or for sopping up gravy or sauce? Butter or Oil? Olive oil […]

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Is Frozen Yogurt Healthy?

Is frozen yogurt actually healthy or are you being hoodwinked by “yogurt” in the name? What’s In Frozen Yogurt? Milk and milk by-products are the main ingredients in frozen yogurt. Frozen yogurt companies have their own recipes, but most common frozen yogurts contain yogurt cultures, sweetener, corn syrup, milk solids, gelatin, flavoring, and coloring. Sugar […]

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Eat Out Eat Well Magazine Issue 03 Summer 2014

If You Consider Toppings an Ice Cream Essential, Check These Out

  You can put just about anything on ice cream, but the standard fare — toppings like hot fudge, whipped cream, peanuts, walnuts in syrup, crushed heath bar, caramel sauce – can add hundreds of calories and not much nutrition to your sundae or cone.  Some common ice cream toppings: Smucker’s Spoonable Hot Fudge Topping, 2 […]

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How To Save 500 Calories At Lunch

Here’s your Tuesday tip: Are you planning on having a sandwich for lunch? You can substitute mustard for mayo and save 100 calories. If you leave off the slice of Swiss cheese you save another 133 calories. Ditch two slices of bacon from your club sandwich or subtract two slices from your BLT to save […]

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How To Order Lean Beef In A Steak House

Do you love beef?  It can be a fine choice as long as it’s a good cut, a reasonably sized portion, and not an everyday occurrence.  Here are some tips for choosing the least fatty cuts of beef. Beware the gargantuan portions that many steakhouses dish up. What are Lean and Extra-lean Cuts of Beef? According […]

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Stopping For Some Fast Food? Here Are Some Calorie Saving Tips

Are you too busy to cook and figure, “What the heck, I’ll just grab something quick?”  What’s quick: mostly diner food, pizza, donuts, and just about any kind of fast food: basically, cheap calories and a whole lot of fat and carbs?  Slick marketing, convenience, and cheap calories really push you to order the “value […]

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