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Americans love dining out. On a typical day, more than 130 million will be foodservice patrons. Sales in 2009 are expected to reach $566 billion at over 945,000 locations.* While home-cooked meals are better for your health and pocketbook, it is clear that many do not have or make...
 
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1. Large meat entrees pack calories. Look at the calories in these big steaks, offered in many popular steakhouses: – 14 oz New York 819 – 12 oz sirloin 877 – 12 oz prime rib 1,445 Solution: Choose fish or chicken or a small meat appetizer or share large...
 

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10 Ways to Go Green: 1. Hearts - romaine hearts are economical and easy to “cut to order” during the week. We find they last longer than bagged lettuce. 2. Apples - use green for des- serts, snacks and salads. 3. Pears - in season now 4. Broccoli, broccoli rabe - al- ways a good ... Food News: 10 Ways to Go Green, Food Away Calories
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What is trans fat? Trans fat is made when manufacturers add hydrogen to vegetable oil – a process called hydrogenation. Why is trans fat bad? Trans fat raises LDL cholesterol, which increases your risk for coronary heart disease. It has also been shown to lower HDL, which helps remove LDL from arteries. Where is trans ... Trans Fat and Fast Food
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FastCompany.com recently published (Issue 89, Dec. 2004) an interview with the CEO of Dunkin’ Donuts, who is quoted saying they are going to work to offer better choices over the long term. This caught our attention and prompted an investigation to the nutrition facts of their current menu. Boy...