I’ve been in a job where my web content was republished over and over again by the company I worked for, but I got attribution. There’s nothing wrong with that. Then there’s the case of Men’s Health editor Dave Zinczenko.
Someone recently tipped off the folks over at Gawker.com that Zinczenko has been taking old Men’s Health articles by other writers and simply placing his name under the headlines to be published on Yahoo! Health. Maybe what’s most astounding about this story is the sheer audacity it takes to do it in this day and age of “permanent content.”
You see, the Web, as is the case with texting and emails, becomes a permanent record. So, if you try to rehash old stuff and just pretend that it’s yours, well, you’re asking for trouble. It’s as easy as a quick Googling of a couple lines to find the original author of any given story. (more…)
The authors of the best-selling Eat This, Not That! series have returned with their latest book, Drink This, Not That: The No-Diet Weight Loss Solution, an eye-opening guide that uncovers some unsightly truths about your favorite sips. Just released on Tuesday, May 25, 2010, Drink This, Not That will make you second-guess whether or not you want to chug a day’s worth of sugar in your beloved morning coffee drink.
David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding, editors for Men’s Health magazine, have not just divulged some of the crazy nutrition statistics of many of the most popular (and unhealthy) American foods, but they have backed up their fact-findings by offering us healthier yet still tasty alternatives. While their previous books have covered foods we eat with forks, spoons or even our hands, in their newest release, Drink This, Not That, they are focusing on what we are sipping through straws.
The truth sometimes hurts, folks, so just be aware that many of the nutrition stats are far from pretty. (more…)
Tune in this Thursday, December 10 to the Rachael Ray Show when she invites Eat This, Not That guru, David Zinczenko to share his picks for healthy frozen food eats.
Zinczenko will help you decode the labels of popular adult and kid’s frozen foods from fish sticks to chicken nuggets and help you choose which ones belong in the freezer case or on your dinner table.
Tune in this Tuesday, September 22 on The Rachael Ray Show when the bestselling author and Eat This, Not That guru, David Zinczenko, stops by to give us the shocking nutritional truth about 14 buffet table faves.
From chili and turkey wraps to tator tots and the dicey salad bar, Zinczenko will show us how simple swaps at the cafeteria can add up to pounds lost over the course of the year without ever dieting. (more…)
What would we do without our healthy allies David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding, who brought us Eat This Not That!? They have done some homework for us on the WORST foods you can eat or even split with another person for 2009. And my friends, it doesn’t look pretty. Get out the smelling salts and sit down as you read on about how nutritionally-offensive some of your favorite restaurant and grocery store eats stack up:
(FYI: This list is in no particular order. It’s all bad news.)
1. Bob Evans’ banana pecan pancakes = 1,543 calories
2. Marie Callender’s Creamy Parmesan Chicken Pot Pie = 1,060 calories
3. Blimpie Veggie Supreme 12″ = 1,106 calories (more…)