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BAD & GOOD #10

Wednesday, June 29, 2011      1 comments

BAD Stone Cold Cold Stone Creamery's Oh Fudge? shake (chocolate ice cream, milk and fudge syrup) starts at 1,250 calories for the "Like It" (16 oz.) size. That's more than a large (32 oz.) McDonald's Triple Thick Chocolate Shake. The "Love I... Read more

BAD & GOOD #9

Tuesday, June 28, 2011      2 comments

BAD Extreme Ice Cream An average half-cup serving of Haagen-Dazs ice cream squeezes half-a-day's saturated fat and a third of a day's cholesterol into your artery walls and makes a 300-calorie-down-payment on your next set of fat cells-if you ... Read more

BAD & GOOD #8

Monday, June 27, 2011      6 comments

BAD Starbucks on Steroids The Starbucks Venti (20 oz.) White Chocolate Mocha with 2% milk and whipped cream is more than a mere cup of coffee. It's worse than a McDonald's Quarter Pounder with Cheese. Few people have room in their diets for ... Read more

BAD & GOOD #7

Sunday, June 26, 2011      3 comments

BAD Transgression "Excellent source of ALA Omega 3" declares the Land O'Lakes Margarine box. Who knew that Land O'Lakes stick margarine was so heart healthy? It isn't. Each tablespoon of the spread has 2-1/2 grams of trans fat (more than an... Read more

BAD & GOOD #6

Saturday, June 25, 2011      1 comments

BAD Burial Grands No one thinks of cinnamon rolls as health food. But each Pillsbury Grands! Cinnabon Cinnamon Roll with Icing has 310 calories and 2 grams of saturated fat plus 2-1/2 grams of trans fat (more than a day's worth) and 6 teaspoo... Read more

BAD & GOOD #5

Friday, June 24, 2011      2 comments

BAD - Factory Reject People don't expect light desserts at The Cheesecake Factory. But the Chocolate Tower Truffle Cake kicks things up a notch. If it weren't served on its side, this one would stand over six inches tall. And upright or not... Read more

BAD & GOOD #4

Thursday, June 23, 2011      3 comments

BAD - Tortilla Terror Interested in a Chipotle Chicken Burrito (tortilla, rice, pinto beans, cheese, chicken, sour cream & salsa)? Think of its 970 calories, 18 grams of saturated fat, and 2,200 mg of sodium as 3 6-inch Subway BLT Classic Sub... Read more

BAD & GOOD #3

Wednesday, June 22, 2011      4 comments

Bad Salt's on! On average, a cup of Campbell's Condensed soup had 850 mg of sodium. That's half a day's worth...assuming you eat only one of the 2-1/2 servings that the label says the can makes. Campbell's Healthy Request and Select Harvest... Read more

BAD & GOOD #2

Tuesday, June 21, 2011      5 comments

BAD - Triple Bypass Can't decide what to pick from a restaurant menu? No worries. Now you can order not just one entree, but two...or three...all at once. Olive Garden's Tour of Italy - Homemade Lasagna, Lightly Breaded Chicken Parmigiana, ... Read more

BAD & GOOD #1

Monday, June 20, 2011      3 comments

BAD - Artery Crust. Judging by the label, Marie Callender's (16.5 oz) Chicken Pot Pie has 520 calories, 11 grams of saturated fat, and 800 mg of sodium. But look again. Those numbers are for only half a pie. Eat the entire pie, as most p... Read more

THINK YOURSELF THIN

Sunday, June 19, 2011      6 comments

Can flexing your mental muscles work for you? The latest weigh-loss advantage is all in your head. Here's how to use your imagination to lose. You may not think of daydreaming as a weight-loss tool. However, new research suggests that yo... Read more

The Weight Loss Trick That Works

Saturday, June 18, 2011      7 comments

Eating breakfast is a proven way to shed pounds, keeping your energy cranked and cravings in check so you aren't tempted to binge later. Just make sure it's on the small side, about 400 calories or less (like a bowl of cereal and milk). A new ... Read more

ULTRA BALANCE = Living Ultra

Friday, June 17, 2011      4 comments

Finding a work/play balance in your active life is challenging. Here are some suggestions to help you discover your balance and begin living the ULTRA life: Try your best. Whether it's at work, in the gym, or at home, strive for excellenc... Read more

"Because it's there"

Thursday, June 16, 2011      6 comments

"Because it's there" is a fine reason for climbing Everest, not for eating a treat. Before you reach for the stale bagel in the conference room or a cookie sample at the supermarket, ask yourself whether you truly want it. If not, skip it. Th... Read more

Free comes with a price

Wednesday, June 15, 2011      5 comments

A food that's "free" of something you don't want (such as fat) probably has more of something else you also don't want (like sugar or salt) to replace the missing ingredient. Trade a nonfat treat for a real-deal one that doesn't make false prom... Read more


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