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Seen At 11: New Strategies Claim You Can Outsmart Your Food Cravings

Most of us have cravings, usually for the most fattening of foods. But you don’t have to give in. New strategies claim you can outsmart your cravings in a hurry.

03/24/2015

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Researchers Say Knowledge May Be Key To Curbing Junk Food Binges

Pizza, chocolate, and chips can be as addicting as drugs. That’s the new revelation from a study released on Wednesday.

02/18/2015

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Brooklyn Environmentalist Refuses To Contribute To City’s Ubiquitous Trash Piles

Walk down many of New York’s sidewalks and you’re likely to see piles of trash bags awaiting pick up.

01/08/2015

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Study: Tapping Your Forehead Could Help Kill Cravings

Tests found that tapping the forehead was the most effective method and neutralized cravings by up to 10% more than the other exercises.

11/05/2014

Pending legislation in Suffolk County would force some vendors to offer healthy alternatives along with junk food. (Credit: CBS 2)

Junk Food Lovers In Suffolk County Fight For Their Right To Chow Down On Fatty Foods

Some junk food junkies on Long Island are worried that they will not be able to chow down on their favorite fatty foods.

08/07/2014

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Fast Food?

From chicken wings to mozzarella sticks, which is the most delicious fast food? You decide!

07/17/2013

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Some Private Hospitals In NYC Decide To Get Rid Of Junk Food

The Health Department has convinced a number of private health care facilities to follow the lead of city hospitals and get rid of any junk food in vending machines, cafeterias and patient meals.

09/24/2012

Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Linda I. Gibbs, Health Commissioner Thomas A. Farley and Human Resources Administration Commissioner Robert Doar announce the Shop Healthy NYC initiative. (credit: Stan Brooks, 1010 WINS)

Fighting Obesity, City Launches Healthy Eating Campaign In The Bronx

The city has launched a new healthy eating campaign in the Bronx that promotes healthy consumer choices at grocery stores in order to crack down on obesity.

07/18/2012

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Chef Ellie Krieger’s Healthy Alternatives For Junk Food Favorites

Anybody who’s ever tried to diet knows how challenging it can be to give up their favorite junk food or resist the craving for a preferred comfort food. Ellie Krieger of Food Network’s Healthy Appetite stopped by the CBS 2 studios to make over some favorites.

06/05/2012