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|10/25/2012 - Following a landmark decision by the New York City Board of Health back in September to ban the sale of soda beverages larger than 16 ounces at restaurants, street food carts, and movie theaters beginning in March 2013, a cohort of industry players from the soda and restaurant industries is now fighting...|
|10/12/2012 - The world's largest casual dining company is starting to trim hours from its labor force in response to healthcare changes being implemented as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. Darden Restaurants, which owns Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse, and a number...|
|6/16/2012 - If you're like most Americans, you enjoy a meal out once in a while (and not to lecture, but based on the serving sizes restaurants heap on plates, it should be only once in a while). But did you know this 620 billion-dollar-a-year industry offers workers some of the lowest wages and benefits packages,...|
|6/8/2012 - For those of you trying to watch your weight and eat healthier, don't rely on most restaurants to help you out much. That's because portions they serve exceed nutritional recommendations.
It's long been known that restaurant portions are larger than most nutritionists would advise, but a new study...|
|3/26/2012 7:44:25 AM - In an age where the prevailing economic system often requires both parents working full time just to make ends meet, it's no wonder so many families eat out. The Fiscal Times reports that consumers now spend almost 4.5% of their total income on dining out, and now there's even more motivation. With...|
|2/18/2012 - A 6,000 calorie stack of three beef patties, three slices of processed American cheese, and 12 strips of bacon -- oh, and a couple veggies -- known as the "Triple Bypass Burger" recently lived up to its name at the Las Vegas restaurant "Heart Attack Grill" where it is served. Complete with "Flatline...|
|11/2/2011 - The so-called "Paleo" diet has caught on like wildfire, with millions of people around the world embracing it for both weight-loss and health-promoting purposes. The diet has become so popular, in fact, that a new restaurant in Germany now serves only paleolithic food, which excludes popular modern-day...|
|10/26/2010 - Local food continues to gain in popularity as increasing numbers of people recognize and appreciate the value of clean food from local farms. And a new study published in the International Journal of Revenue Management has found that besides being willing to pay more for local food, restaurant customers...|
|11/14/2009 - (Natural News) Ferran Adria, the world renowned chef of El Bulli, has been criticized for inadvertently poisoning customers with his version of the sophisticated culinary art known as haute cuisine. El Bulli, near Barcelona, Spain, has been chosen as the best restaurant in the world by Britain's Restaurant...|
|5/11/2009 - What is it that stands between you and vibrant health? People who have spent a fortune on supplements, gotten plenty of exercise and bought high quality food still find themselves unable to answer this question. For many of them, the answer lies in neurotoxins hidden in even the most healthy sounding...|
|1/3/2009 - Now that you've decided to eat a primarily raw-vegan food based diet, you may wonder how you can dine out at regular food restaurants. Of course you want to maintain and even grow your social life, right? Right. Well you have good reason to be thinking ahead about this because dining out at restaurants...|
|9/28/2007 - On a recent road trip to Phoenix, Arizona, I stopped to take a driving break and found myself staring in disbelief at the scene depicted in this unaltered photograph: A McDonald's restaurant is apparently advertising beer! As you can see in this picture, a neon "Miller Lite" sign is clearly visible...|
|1/2/2007 - California Assemblywoman Bonnie Garcia, R-Cathedral City, proposed a bill today that seeks to ban trans fats in baked and fried foods in restaurants and school cafeterias throughout the state.
Though the proposed bill is not as comprehensive as the trans fat ban passed earlier this month in New...|
|12/5/2006 - A unanimous vote from the New York City Board of Health has made the Big Apple the first U.S. city to ban harmful trans fats from its restaurants.
First proposed on Sept. 26, the ban on using trans fats in restaurant cooking stirred up a hornets' nest of positive and negative reactions, as proponents...|
|11/2/2006 - The New York City department of health recently proposed a new policy that would require some restaurants -- mainly fast-food chains -- to disclose calorie information on their menus.
If passed, the policy would only apply to restaurants that serve standard portions and already disclose calorie information...|
|1/30/2005 - One of the most ridiculous things about many hospitals and surgical centers is that they host fast food restaurants like McDonald's and Pizza Hut. Now making headlines is the heated debate between the Cleveland Clinic and McDonald's restaurants. Toby Cosgrove, director of the Cleveland Clinic and a...|
|11/25/2003 3:18:43 PM - Of course the restaurant industry is balking at the idea of being required to add nutritional information to their menus. It's not that they don't want to reprint all their menus (although that is a consideration), it's more than they don't want to horrify their customers by revealing the frightening...|
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|11/7/2003 1:10:02 AM - In case you hadn't noticed, we have an obesity problem in this country. And while the responsibility for each person's body weight is ultimately up to that person, it certainly helps to have better information made available to consumers.
Obesity is basically about eating too much while not expending...|
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