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Scales Don’t Lie – The Fattest States In America
With Thanksgiving dinner in the rearview, it’s probably time to note that November is National Diabetes Awareness Month.   According to  the personal-finance website WalletHub, Americans collectively spend up to $315.8 billion annually on obesity-related medical treatm…
It’s A Bigger Bird Today
Is bigger really better when it comes to Thanksgiving dinner? The turkey you enjoy today likely will not look much like a turkey you ate two decades ago.
Today's turkeys are a lot bigger, more than double the size, and faster growing than the birds our parents or grandparents ate...
Medical Science Laid An Egg On Past Heart-Nutrition Studies
Turkey, schmurkey. We all should be eating an egg for Thanksgiving! The Daily Mail reports that a study, led by US scientists, found that eating one egg per day can reduce risk of stroke by 12%.
The study also shows that eating one egg per day has no association with coronary heart disease (the leadi…
Mood Music Truly Does Set The Mood For Food
A lot of people like to listen to pleasant music while they dine. Do you listen to music while you eat? If not, you may want to start.
Now this is my kind of study—as researchers have found that listening to different musical notes while eating chocolate can change how the sweet treat tastes...
Thanksgiving Dinner Will Cost A Little Less This Year
This year the extended family Thanksgiving dinner is at my house.  The aroma of great food, the laughter of kids and the minor sigh of relief from my wallet.
The American Farm Bureau Federation says the average cost for a Thanksgiving Day feast for ten this year is $49.87, ...
To a Cheesey Longer Life
The French say fromage, the Spanish say queso and you probably say cheese but some scientists are saying  “to longer life”!
A new study finds that eating certain types of cheeses can help you live longer. Published in the journal Nature Medicine, scientists found that…
Insects vs Steak- Which One Delivers The Dietary Goods?
Easy for them to say. They don’t eat American beef!  Researchers in England and China say eating bugs could help feed the world’s growing population as well as steak!
The researchers wrote, "Commonly consumed inspect species could be excellent sources of …
Is There Anything Healthy In That Halloween Haul?
So your kids went out to trick or treat and came back with ten pounds of chocolate.  What’s the upside, besides you sneaking your “fair” share?  Well, there’s this.  A new analysis of chocolate research says that the cocoa in…
This Is Scary…The Halloween Candy Calorie Count!
Tonight is the night! Although some of you probably got an early start over the weekend, tonight is the night the potential calories are collected in full!  If you help check and sort your kid’s Halloween candy take with the” two-for you-one for me&CloseCur…

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