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When it comes to eating out, America has no shortage of unhealthy options. While many of the artery-clogging, calorie-packing, and waist-expanding choices are obvious, other fast food items are...

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I’m the queen of the late-night snack. I picked up the habit as a college student living in San Diego, finishing way too many nights at 24-hour Mexican food joints. Ever since my first taste of...

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Spicy foods … most people either love it or hate it. Some people add Tabasco to everything and think nothing of ordering extra hot peppers with their burritos, while others shy away from any sort...

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Some say shellfish should be avoided during the summer months, specifically those containing the letter “R.” But how much truth is there to this claim? Here’s what you need to know about consuming...

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Let’s be honest—first dates are horrible and humiliating experiences. Trying to do and say all the right things so that the other person doesn’t think you’re a complete freak is exhausting and no...

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Although that 99 cent bag of Cheetos may look like a bargain, knowing that you’re not getting much in the way of nutrition or sustenance makes it seem less like a deal and more like a trick....

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It has long been thought that coffee and other caffeine-containing beverages are dehydrating and don’t count toward your daily fluid intake. In fact, some go as far as recommending one cup of...

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Liquid calories slip by so easily, it’s almost hard to take them seriously. But alas, all those super-sized beverages and high fructose corn syrup concoctions have contributed, quite stealthily,...

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Many know that some mushrooms are poisonous, but what about chocolate? Or tomatoes? Here are 10 (surprisingly) toxic foods to avoid eating in large quantities.

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Five ingredients come from rocks. This got my attention. However, it only got worse when I discovered that Twinkie ingredients come from phosphate mines in Idaho, gypsum mines in Oklahoma, and oil...

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