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Health Buzz: Healthy Thanksgiving Edition

Enjoying the Holidays with Food Allergies

With millions of Americans living with one kind of food allergy or another, it can make navigating holidays meals a trying task. Here are some tips to make it easier, whether you’re a dinner guest or the hostess.

Food Fight: White Meat Turkey vs. Dark Meat Turkey

Step in to our nutrition ring, as we put the debate to rest over which is better. Truth is, the difference is pretty negligible, meaning you can start fighting over the drumstick again!

Chef Rocco’s Serving Healthier Thanksgiving Recipes in Now Eat This

With tips for surviving and enjoying the holiday season and some of his low-calorie recipes from the cookbook, Chef Rocco is giving us one more thing to be thankful for. (more…)

Healthy Buzz: Sarah Palin’s Cookie Gate, Truth About McRib and 2011 Fitness Trends

Sarah Palin Bashes Healthy Snacks

It’s being called “cookie gate” as the former Alaskan governor mocks efforts by Pennsylvania’s board of education to reduce childhood obesity.

The Real Origins of the McRib

We couldn’t make up this kind of food science experiment if we wanted to. Hear from McDonald’s exactly how this 500-calorie pop culture sandwich is made.

Use Your Body as Effective Fitness Equipment

Your body weight propels you through walking, swimming, yoga and so much more. Put that weight to work to really get the most out of your strength training workouts – no free weights needed!

Biggest Loser Dessert Cookbook Releases

Chef Devin Alexander, the book’s author, calls it the first all-natural dessert cookbook. Its pages are filled in guiltless indulgences inspired by the Biggest Loser diet.
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Health Buzz: Vigorous Booty Workouts, Best Packaged Foods and Russell Simmons’ Yoga Practice

Food Allergies at Highest Levels in History and Will Continue to Rise

New research shows that food allergies are at an all-time high and those numbers won’t get any better anytime soon.

Russell Simmons Says Yoga Speeds Up Our Evolution

Our interview with mogel and star of “Running Rush” reveals how yoga helps him balance his hectic personal and professional lives.

6 New Pumpkin Recipes for Fall

The Biggest Loser Resort’s RD introduces six surprising ways you can use pumpkin puree for healthier meals and snacks.

Healthier Food Stamp Use Urged by Officials

In an effort to help curb the growing obesity epidemic, the government is supporting limitations on items that can be purchased with food stamps, encouraging healthier purchases. (more…)

Health Buzz: The Veggie Recall, Halloween’s Friendly Side, Biking for Military Kids

This week’s hot health buzz from DietsInReview.com:

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Potatoes are a Smart Food for Weight Loss

When healthfully prepared, a potato should be part of your balanced diet. With more potassium than a banana and half a day’s worth of vitamin C, there’s no reason to fear this vegetable.

Scarrots New Junk Food of Choice for Halloween

Trick the neighborhood into a healthy treat this Halloween with these delightfully holiday-themed packaged baby carrots. (more…)

Health Buzz: Why McDonald’s Won’t Rot, Look Great in Your Jeans and Why Science Sides with Organic

This week’s hot health buzz from DietsInReview.com:

What Keeps a McDonald’s Burger From Rotting

If you forgot a McDonald’s burger and fries in your car for 145 days (or more), you’d find it looked pretty close to new when you discovered it. Find out why the lengthy ingredients list preserves this unhealthy food.

Science Sides with Organics

If you were looking for a reason to switch to organics, this should be plenty. New research finds that organic produce is more nutritious and has a longer shelf life.

Movie Theaters Must Post Calories for Snacks

A hidden gym in the Health Care Reform Act will require movie theaters to publish the calories of their unhealthy snacks. (more…)