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There is some evidence that diets higher in fat do tend to promote weight gain. In general, research has shown that diets higher in fat, rather than carbohydrate, tend to be fattening. The tendency of dietary fat to promote weight gain can be largely explained by the high calorie...
 
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Take a stroll in the baking aisle of your grocery store and you are likely to see two new sugar blends, Sugar Lite from Equal and Splenda Sugar Blend for Baking. While our very favorite fudgy brownies are made with less fat, they still weigh in at 220 calories...
 
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Pasta is such an interesting food. It comes in a variety of colors and shapes and can be served in an unlimited number of ways. It is inexpensive and can be stored for long periods of time in a dry, cool place. It cooks very quickly, in 12 minutes or less, in most cases. Once ... Weight Control: Pasta Tips
 
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The diet industry counts on our obsession and desire to be thin.  Advertising gimmicks appeal to our willingness to read one more best-seller diet books that claims new knowledge that surpasses any currently existing diet. Recently, carbohydrate-restricting diets have been popular. A quick review of history reminds us of...
 
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Just the Facts: Most children’s menus are filled with choices that are high in calories, fat, saturated fat and sodium. The population of today’s kids is experiencing an increased rate of obesity and even rising blood pressure. Look at the typical choices for popular kid items below: Tips for...