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  • 12 "Healthy" Foods That Aren't Really Healthy

    05/01/2014 5:29:02 AM PDT · by goodwithagun · 27 replies
    Don’t be fooled by the labels; these foods aren’t what you think. Here’s a secret in the food industry: Many healthy foods are no better than their alternatives. Some have little nutritional value, some actually contain harmful chemicals and some even pose as “healthy” when they’re downright bad for you. Go beyond the labels and scrutinize the ingredients. Breads labeled as “whole wheat” or “whole grain,” for example, can pack as much as 70 percent refined flour. But because it includes some whole grains, it can advertise itself as the real deal. And challenge the myths. You don’t need many...
  • 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...