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The Highest Calorie Restaurant Meals in America

America has a reputation for excessive meal sizes. Which is a major culprit of the obesity epidemic. But none are as fatty, high calorie, salt-laden and sugar-loaded as the dishes presented in this years Xtreme Eating Awards List. The Xtreme Eating Awards List is compiled annually by the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest. It names the restaurants with the most dangerously high-calorie meals in the country. Which they warn are a woeful indication of...

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Taming a Sweet Tooth -­ What’s The Best Approach?

My husband has a ferocious sweet tooth.  If he had his way, he’d start his day with a cookie and end it with a bowl of ice cream.  People who know this about him think this is just hilarious – given that he’s married to a dietitian.  They love to tease him -  as in,  “I’ll bet she keeps you on a tight leash”, but that just isn’t my style. It isn’t up to me...

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