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Is Binge Eating Harmful?

The holidays are now past, and with their passing, many of us are regretting that second helping of mashed potatoes or the extra slice of pie we sneaked after dinner as a late-night snack. 665 more words

Counting Calories

The American government recently legislated that menus in public places, including restaurants, amusement parks, and movie theaters, need to display caloric information. While some restaurants had already moved to do so, most of those that did were either upscale, healthy eateries, or eateries that were attempting to highlight the “healthy” options on their menus, rather than providing information about each and every entry on the menu. 591 more words

Chain Restaurants To Post Calorie Counts On Drink Menu

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – In recent years, calorie counts have become more present at restaurants.

Now, alcoholic beverages are joining the list.

New menu labeling rules from the Food and Drug Administration will require chain restaurants to list the amount of calories in alcoholic drinks by next November. 58 more words


The Nanny State on Your Plate?

Nursing Clio is happy to have Rachel Louise Moran as a guest author today. Moran earned her dual PhD in History and Women’s Studies from Penn State in 2013. 1,636 more words