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Review: 'Heart Attack Grill' serves mega calorie burgers and controversy Special

Las Vegas - The Heart Attack Grill has been in the news numerous times since opening at 450 Fremont Street in Las Vegas, Nevada. Several people have allegedly suffered heart attacks while eating the calorie-laden burgers at the downtown Las Vegas grill.

Eating more before and after workout may aid weight loss

Many trainers will tell you that what you do in the kitchen is perhaps more important than what you do in the gym, but experts will also tell you that what you eat in the hour before and after your workouts is equally important.

Despite push for healthier options, restaurant meals the same

While many restaurants have made changes to their menus to make their meals more "healthy," in most of them, the number of calories and sodium is the same, a new study reported.

Study pins weight gain to drinking, ignores many other factors

A recent study published in the May issue of the peer-reviewed American Journal of Clinical Nutrition indicated that men that drink a moderate amount of alcohol tend to consume more than 400 extra calories on the days they drink.

Girl, 9, confronts McDonald's CEO on childhood obesity

At the McDonald's annual shareholder meeting on Thursday, a 9 year-old girl faced the company's CEO in objection to the fast food giant's poor nutrition - just days after the return of the "mega potato" in Japan.

Dog treats can pack on the calories

A popular treat given to dogs, called the "bully" or "pizzle stick", may be adding quite a lot of calories to a dog’s diet.

Watching horror movies may burn nearly 200 calories in 90 minutes

Scientists have discovered a new way for couch potatoes to burn calories while glued to the box––watch adrenaline-pumping horror movies. A study shows that a horror movie may burn nearly 200 calories in 90 minutes, equivalent to a bar of chocolate

Where you live may affect your weight, a national study shows

The odds of rural Americans to be obese could be almost 20 per cent more compared to their counterparts in the cities, WLS reports based on a national study of more than 8,800 Americans published in the Journal of Rural Health.

Overeating may double risk of memory loss in older people

Scottsdale - A study published by the American Academy of Neurology says compared to those who eat fewer than 1,500 calories a day, older people who consume more than 2,143 calories a day more than double their risk of a condition called mild cognitive impairment.

Heart Attack Grill opens in Las Vegas

Las Vegas - The controversial restaurant opened a new location last week in the Old Town district in Sin City. The restaurant features a burger totalling a whopping 8,000 calories!

The 1,550-calorie donut cheeseburger with bacon

Toronto - The infamous doughnut cheeseburger with bacon is making its debut in Toronto at the Canadian National Exhibition on Aug. 19 after it won rave reviews during the Calgary Stampede.

US food makers to trim one trillion calories by 2012

US First Lady Michelle Obama says 25% of US food supply chain will trim a total of 1.2 million calories from their food products by 2012 by reformulating their ingredients using low calorie options in their products.

Study: Cutting calories promotes long life

Studies have consistently found that lowering caloric intake has anti-aging benefits. Less complex organisms can live double, even triple the lifespan if calories are restricted.

ALS patients and low calorie diet Special

Toronto - Researchers from Canada say low calorie diets are detrimental to ALS patients. The latest study on ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, found cutting calorie drastically accelerates the onset and progression, as well as death.

A Large Popcorn At Cinemas Can Have 1,800 Calories

The Food Standards Agency is urging cinemas to provide calorie information on their snacks and to cut down on portion sizes.

Smart Choices Cut Calories The Gourmet Way

With sound judgement and discerning taste buds an average eater can enjoy most dishes from fast food fare to gourmet delights while still consuming less salt and food additives and still shaving calories from their daily diet.

Study: Beverages More Vital to Weight Gain or Loss Than Food

A study from John Hopkins finds that beverage consumption has a greater impact on weight than food consumption. Sugar-sweetened beverages are the source.

Op-Ed: War on Obesity or High Calorie Nanny State?

New York is enacting the newest stage of their Nanny State legislation as regards food along with what and how New Yorkers decide what to have for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

The Worst Food in America: Outback Steakhouse Aussie Cheese Fries at 2,900 Calories

Men's Health identified one food item that will fill all your calories needs not only for the day but for a few days. It is right named the "No.1 Worst Food in America."

Fat free foods contain hidden calories

Granola bars have 300 calories and 10 grams of fat!!!!

First School To Replace Fat Dressing By Low Cal Food Additive Z-Trim

A Plum Borough School District has become the first school in the United States to start using a fat replacement substance called Z Trim in its cafeteria food.

Liquids Make Up 22 Percent of American Diet: Study

Many Americans are unaware that they get 22% of their calories from liquids.

What Does 200 Calories Look Like?

"Some foods have significantly more calories than others but what does the difference actually look like. Each of the photographs represents 200 calories of the particular type of food; the images are sorted from low to high calorie density."

Low-protein diet might reduce cancer risk

In yet another discovery in favor of a vegetarian diet, a diet relatively low in protein and calories is more likely to lead to lower blood levels of several hormones and other substances that have been tied to certain cancers

Enviga – the calorie-burning soft drink

You a "Calorie Counter?"... "Wanna Burn some up?"... Here's your drink.
 

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