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5 Ways Your Plates, Glasses, Forks And Spoons Can Save You Calories

If you’re full, stop eating and clear your plate right away.  If it hangs around in front of you, you’ll keep picking at it until there’s nothing left. An exception – a study has found that looking at the “carnage” – the leftover bones on your plate from barbecued ribs or even the number of […]

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Late Night – Open Freezer Door – Spoon In Hand Scenario

So who hasn’t found themselves standing in the frozen fog shoving around frozen containers of frozen leftovers from last Thanksgiving looking for the container of Haagen-Dazs or Ben and Jerry’s or whatever brand you’ve got lurking in there. If you’re a goner and there’s no stopping the oncoming ice cream assault, here’s a way to […]

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Dinner Plates: Size Matters!

Plates:  Bigger Isn’t Better The size of our dinner plates might be contributing to our country’s obesity problem. Since 1960, the surface area of our average dinner plate has increased 36%. Today, the average dinner plate measures 11 to 12 inches across, but a few decades ago they were 7 to 9 inches. By comparison, […]

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