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Debunking Some Common Exercise Myths

Going for a run, biking or lifting weights are all great exercises, but which activity burns the most calories?


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Soda Makers Make Pledge In NYC To Reduce Calorie Consumption

The announcement was made at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York City and comes as the country’s three biggest soda makers face pressure over the role of sugary drinks in fueling obesity rates.


Flavored Water

Seen At 11: Flavored, Fortified And Fizzy Water — Is It All Safe?

When it comes to drinking water, it is no longer just a choice between bottled or tap – there is flavored, fizzy and even vitamin-infused water. And some question whether all of the choices are safe.


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City Launches CalCutter App For Home Cooks

The free mobile app announced Wednesday will let cooks enter the ingredients of a recipe and it will calculate the number of calories per serving.


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Mixed Reaction To Quinn’s Demand For Nutrition Rules For Restaurant Kids’ Meals

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn opposed Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ban on 16-ounce sodas, but now, she herself has called for a ban on unhealthy food for children.


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The Truth About Calories & Sugar

Celebrity trainer and author Jorge Cruise’s new book “The 100: Count ONLY Sugar Calories and Lose Up to 18 lbs. in 2 Weeks” puts Carolina, John and Lisa to the test in order to determine what foods have hidden sugars and just how much is in each.


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Bloomberg Touts NYC Sugary Drink Ban Set To Take Effect Tuesday

Bloomberg said it is in the country’s interest to do something about empty calories and high sugar intake, which can lead to a host of health problems.


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Breakfast On The Go May Not Be As Healthy As You Think

NEW YORK (CBS 2) — If you’re heading out without having breakfast, a tasty option may be just down the road. All sorts of fast food outlets are getting into breakfast these days, but nutritionists […]


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Government Calls For Stricter Guidelines For School Lunches

Hold the French fries — for the first time in 15 years the government is proposing new, healthier guidelines for school lunches.


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HealthWatch: The Keys To Portion Control

After years of getting bigger and bigger, some portion sizes are now shrinking and it’s becoming a trend across the food industry.


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How Many Calories Are In That Coffee?

They’re the drinks we love for that little pick me up in the morning, but those popular specialty coffees are crammed with calories, as well as caffeine.


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Seen At 11: Eat To Lose

It happens all the time. You eat a big meal and a short time later you feel hungry again. So what gives? According to new information you’re probably eating all the wrong foods.