Archive | May, 2010

Assume E. Coli is in All Ground Beef

You have to assume that every hamburger you eat or any ground beef you’re cooking can have E. Coli in it. Ever since the scare back in 2007 when over 845,000 pounds of ground beef was recalled for possible E. Coli contamination, I never trusted eating hamburgers that I did not thoroughly cook myself. E. […]

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Keep Serving Dishes Off the Table & Lose Weight

Eating less can be as simple as not putting the serving dishes on the table.  A new study from Cornell University called “Serve Here: Eat There” looked at the eating habits of 78 adults. Brian Wansink, the director of the Cornell Food & Brand Lab said “We looked at whether serving foods from the kitchen […]

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Sugar Increases Heart Disease Risk Factors

According to a recent study published in the April issue of JAMA, eating higher amounts of added sugars in processed foods is associated with lower levels of HDL, the “good cholesterol” and higher levels of triglycerides, which is an important risk factor that can lead to cardiovascular disease. The authors of the study said “In […]

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