Shop ’til You Drop

I was recently quoted in an article on the health benefits of shopping. The article, in Medical Daily, is timely as it discusses this topic with regard to Memorial Day sales. So, here’s the article with the quote from yours truly: ...

Diners badly underestimate calories in fast-food meals

Nanci Hellmich , USA TODAY May 23, 2013 Teens underestimated the calories in fast-food meals by 34%; parents of school-age children by 23%; adults by 20%, study s Teens underestimated the calories in fast-food meals by 34%; parents of school-age children by 23%;...

Small Eateries Better Than Fast Food? Think Again

Small eateries better than fast food? Think again. By Deborah Kotz The Boston Globe    MAY 20, 2013 Share via e-mail TO ADD A MESSAGE YOUR E-MAIL  Cance FACEBOOK GOOGLE+ LINKEDIN REDDIT TWITTER “Small restaurants that don’t report calories appear to be the worst...

Too Few Kids Use Fast-Food Calorie Info, Study Finds

US News and World Report May 23, 2013   THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) — While some fast-food chains are required to provide calorie and other nutritional information to help customers make informed choices, kids who eat fast food at least twice a week...

Restaurant Meals Go To ‘Xtreams,’ Watchdog Group Says

Nanci Hellmich, USA TODAY January 16, 2013 Consumer group selects high-calorie restaurant meals for Xtreme Eating Awards, a dubious honor. Take a milkshake, blend in a piece of apple pie and voila! You have an 1,140-calorie Big Apple Shake from Johnny Rockets...