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$20 Food Showdown: Fast Food vs. Healthy Food (2016)

To debunk the myth that healthy eating is expensive, we headed to our local grocery store -- and a few fast food restaurants -- to see how much $20 could buy.
Posted 2/29/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 46 comments   50,735 views
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Study Confirms 92 Percent of Restaurants Serve Up Too Many Calories

A recent study found that 92 percent of entrees from non-chain restaurants contained significantly more calories than the average person should consume.
Posted 1/25/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 11 comments   17,507 views
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10 Restaurant Meals Get a Healthy Makeover

With a few modifications and healthy substitutions, many ooey, gooey restaurant meals and sweet treats can still be a part of your healthy meal plan.
Posted 11/11/2015  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 4 comments   55,993 views
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15 Surprisingly Healthy Restaurant Dishes

Just because you're trying to eat healthier this year, doesn't mean you can never go out to eat with your friends or family. Here are 15 great choices.
Posted 1/1/2014  6:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 11 comments   54,362 views
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The 15 Worst Foods of the Year

We scoured restaurant menus to find the biggest nutrition disasters of 2013 so you'll know what to avoid when eating out...
Posted 12/27/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 31 comments   93,470 views
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$20 Food Showdown: Fast Food vs. Healthy Food

We hit the supermarkets and the drive-thrus with $20 in hand to see what we could buy. Would our dollars stretch further for burgers or broccoli? See for yourself.
Posted 4/18/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 719 comments   2,003,203 views
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20 Better than Takeout Recipes

Takeout is tasty and convenient, but comes with high fat, sodium, and calories. Use health-smart ingredients and cooking methods to make healthy takeout dishes at home.
Posted 4/4/2013  6:00:00 PM By: Samantha Donohue : 37 comments   433,599 views
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The 11 Worst Foods of the Year

Just when you think food can't get any unhealthier, restaurants concoct a new high-fat, calorie-laden monstrosity. We've rounded up 11 of the worst foods of 2008.
Posted 1/5/2013  10:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 730 comments   52,713 views
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Poll: Would You Pay the Same Price for Half the Food at Restaurants?

An innovative new idea aims to help diners limit their calories while also helping others. Will people be willing to take advantage of half the food for full price?
Posted 10/15/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 82 comments   18,267 views
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Poll: Should Fine Dining Go Healthy?

Do you think fine dining restaurants should have a healthy option?
Posted 8/29/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Samantha Donohue : 55 comments   13,555 views
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Food Showdown: Cinco de Mayo Madness

Which is the healthier Mexican fare: a taco salad or chicken fajitas?
Posted 5/5/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 24 comments   30,911 views
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Top Restaurant Trends to Watch in 2012

Food costs have been on the rise while labor costs have been holding steady. Learn how these factors may influence dining trends in the New Year.
Posted 1/2/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 14 comments   10,063 views
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The 10 Healthiest Menu Items of 2011

Some restaurants have added better-for-you options this year. Here are 10 of the healthiest menu options we have seen this year.
Posted 12/8/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 32 comments   94,884 views
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Diet Friendly Dining – T.G.I. Friday's

Enjoy casual dining with less guilt using these newly updated nutrition guidelines next time you visit this popular restaurant.
Posted 10/24/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 88 comments   108,331 views
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Are Healthier Kids Menus Coming to Your Favorite Restaurant?

A new collaboration wants to help families make healthier choices when eating away from home. Learn about the new Kids Live Well campaign and see how it can help your family.
Posted 7/18/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 18 comments   11,330 views
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