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How Many Calories Are In Your Favorite Summer Drink?

It’s summer.  It’s hot.  You’re thirsty.  You want some shade and something cool – or maybe ice cold – to drink. Check Out The Calories A lot of those cool, refreshing drinks come with a hefty dose of calories. You might be surprised at the number of calories in a drink you’ve been having for […]

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Cadbury Eggs vs. Soda

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Do You Drink Soda?

If you do drink soda, you might want to take a good look at this graphic. If you don’t drink soda you might want to take a good look at this graphic, too.  Then, you can congratulate yourself on the good habit of not drinking soda and perhaps suggest to soda drinking friends and family […]

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Soda Fountains And Egg Creams: Try This At Home

What’s An Egg Cream? It isn’t made with eggs or cream.  It has a complex taste – sort of like what’s left over in the bottom of your glass after you eat the ice cream out of an ice cream soda.  You can’t find bottled egg creams – although companies have tried – because the […]

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A Healthy Eating Lesson On The Subway

New York city, uptown #2 train, Saturday night.  Not too crowded, most people are wearing their subway stares – avoiding eye contact, eyes glazed over, ipod earbuds in place, bodies rocking with the motion of the train.  My trip isn’t long enough to pull out something to read, so I start to scan the ads […]

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Are You Drinking Your Calories?

Lazy, Hazy Days Of Summer It’s summer.  It’s hot.  You’re thirsty.  You want some shade and something cool – or maybe ice cold – to drink. Just remember – a lot of those cool, refreshing drinks come with a hefty dose of calories. Check Out The Calories You might be surprised at the caloric content […]

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Are You On Sugar Overload?

Do you have a clue about how much added sugar you eat each day? Added sugar is the kind that doesn”t occur naturally, like in fruit, but is added during food processing, preparation, or at the table. Because food labels show only grams or percentages of sugar in a product rather than the number of […]

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A Soda a Day = How Many Calories in a Year?

How many calories . . . how much sugar? In a recent post in his blog, Weighty Matters, Dr. Yoni Freedhoff asks an excellent question: “What happens if you drink a can of Coke daily for a year?” His startling answer:  “you’d end up slurping up 32,850 calories along with nearly 40 cups of sugar. […]

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