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hCG Injections for Weight Loss: Do They Really Work?

People are jumping at the chance to eat 500 calories a day and inject themselves with a pregnancy hormone in hopes of losing weight. What's the deal with this new diet trend?
Posted 7/24/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 213 comments   559,769 views
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Do Packaged Diet Foods Really Result in Better Weight Loss?

Do pre-packaged diet plans really work and, even if they do, can you keep the weight off eating real food?
Posted 5/11/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Megan Patrick : 44 comments   28,887 views
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Poll: Whom Do You Trust for Nutrition Information?

It can be difficult to feed your kids healthier foods when you get different recommendations about the "right" and "wrong" things to eat depending on where you look.
Posted 3/25/2013  4:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 29 comments   18,790 views
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Should You Believe the 'Organic Isn't Healthier' Study?

News outlets have been reporting on a recent study that claims organic food isn't any better for you. Should you save your money? Read this first!
Posted 9/7/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 143 comments   30,473 views
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Tempted by the Latest Fitness Gadget? Do Your Homework

A new survey investigated the research supporting magazine advertisements and websites for a broad range of sports products. The results might surprise you.
Posted 8/21/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 22 comments   16,441 views
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VIDEO: Shocking Before and After Transformation Photos in 5 Hours

You've seen the dramatic weight loss before and after photos on many products offering rapid results. You may be shocked by how some of those photos are made the same day!
Posted 2/23/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Denise Tausig : 65 comments   54,805 views
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10 Red Flags of Junk Science (and Bogus Diets)

With so many news stories and studies at our fingertips these days, it can be hard to know what to believe. Remember these rules when reading diet and health information.
Posted 8/5/2011  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 19 comments   25,988 views
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New Wendy's 'Natural-Cut' Fries: Are They Any Healthier?

With their fries rated number four in the industry, will the new Wendy's redesign raise their rating? More importantly, are they any healthier?
Posted 11/30/2010  6:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 126 comments   43,368 views
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Separating Hype from Reality on Menus

Restaurants add long descriptions to entice diners. Real cheese and fresh lettuce become selling points. But shouldn't all cheese be real and all lettuce be fresh?
Posted 8/25/2010  11:10:12 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 34 comments   17,116 views
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Decoding the Mystery of Food Labels

Companies do their best to convince us their products are good for us, even if they aren't. Do words like "all-natural" and "organic" mean "healthy"? Not necessarily.
Posted 7/30/2010  12:30:14 PM By: Jen Mueller : 42 comments   16,270 views
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Froot Loops Qualify for the new “Smart Choices” Label (?!)

Have you seen those new green checkmark labels that are showing up on lots of packaged food products in your grocery store?

Find out how smart those foods really are.
Posted 9/10/2009  5:23:48 PM By: Dean Anderson : 261 comments   25,943 views
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Natural vs. Organic: What's Truth and What's Hype?

In a world where burgers are "now made with real beef," carrots are labeled cholesterol-free and sugary drinks are sold as vitamin supplements, what's hype and what's healthy?
Posted 7/14/2009  10:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 56 comments   40,838 views
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Simple Ingredient Lists: Just Another Marketing Gimmick or a Healthier Food Option?

Frito-Lay and Häagen-Dazs have opened the door to new products offering no more then five ingredients on the label. Is this a trend that will likely catch or not?
Posted 4/15/2009  4:09:18 PM By: Nancy Howard : 187 comments   13,621 views
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Does it Really? The Truth about Açaí

Does açaí, a berry native to Central and South America, hold the key to weight loss?
Posted 12/18/2008  3:15:03 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 120 comments   29,240 views
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Consider the Source: Could McDonald's Be Good For Your Kids?

McDonald's has launched a new ad campaign to promote some of the more positive aspects of their foods like French fries and Egg McMuffins. Are you skeptical?
Posted 11/28/2008  4:46:42 PM By: Jen Mueller : 172 comments   11,635 views
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