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  • Michelle Obama's Shake Shack Burger Indulgence Defended by Nutritionists (ABC News to the rescue)

    07/12/2011 7:15:50 AM PDT · by kristinn · 113 replies
    ABC News ^ | Tuesday, July 12, 2011 | Mikeala Conley
    Stop the presses, Michelle Obama might have eaten a hamburger. The blogosphere erupted with criticism almost immediately after the Washington Post reported Monday that the first lady sat down at a newly opened Shake Shack in Washington D.C., where she ordered a ShackBurger, fries, a chocolate shake and a Diet Coke. According to the popular burger joint's website, that's a 1,556-calorie meal. (sic, actually it was 1700 calories.) Many critiqued the first lady's public display of Shake Shack love as she continues to advocate for her Let's Move! campaign, an initiative to eliminate childhood obesity. But even as the first...
  • Low-carb pioneer Atkins files Chapter 11

    07/31/2005 5:35:50 PM PDT · by SmithL · 107 replies · 2,711+ views
    AP ^ | 7/31/5 | ELIZABETH LeSURE
    NEW YORK - Atkins Nutritionals Inc., the company that promoted low-carb eating into a national diet craze, filed for bankruptcy court protection Sunday, a company spokesman said. Atkins has been hurt by waning popularity of its namesake diet, which focuses on eliminating carbohydrates such as bread and pasta as a way to shed weight. The diet quickly became one of the most popular in U.S. history, spawning numerous derivatives and a virtual cottage industry of low-carb regimens - but also drew criticism from many experts for its focus on fatty foods and low fruit and vegetable consumption. A hearing on...