Health Buzz: Dangers of Sleep Eating, HFCS’s New Name and What Embarrasses a Biggest Loser

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HFCS: Changing the Name Doesn’t Change the Products

The Corn Refiners Association thinks that high fructose corn syrup has gotten a bad rap. Some would say deservedly so, considering the 20% decrease in consumer consumption. They’ve applied to have the name changed to “corn sugar.”

What is Sleep Eating?

Sleep walking itself is dangerous, but when it’s coupled with unconscious mid-night eating, it can have unhealthy repercussions.

Healthier Beer Choices for Oktoberfest

This week the Oktoberfest celebrations kick off in Germany and the shots, if you will, can be heard around the world. See our picks for delicious beers that are also not as heavy on the calories.

Dr. Oz’s Just Ten Pounds Weight Loss Challenge
Earlier this week, Dr. Oz announced his “Just 10 Pounds” weight loss challenge. Even if you need to lose more than 10 pounds, setting a small goal will help you get there.

Jillian Michaels Wants Healthier School Lunches
In a personal letter to Congress that she’s shared with the public, Jillian wants to see our kids being fed more nutritional fare, and she wants the government to do something about it.

Denny’s Adds Amy’s Organics to Menu
When you think of Denny’s diners, wholesome vegetarian-vegan garden burgers are the last thing you think of. The restaurant chain has partnered with Amy’s to deliver just that to their customers.

Fit Into Your Family Genes – Calorie Count

3 Yoga Moves That Target the Heck Out of Your Abs – Fit Bottomed Girls

Have a Dog Does Improve Your Health – USAToday

10 Questions for Your Gym – That’s Fit
Teaching Doctors about Nutrition and Diet – NYTimes
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