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Bye Bye GERDie?
Losing weight may help get rid of acid refluxMay 22, 2013
Author: Bonnie Liebman in: Diet and Weight Loss
Being overweight raises the risk of gastroesophageal reflux disease, also known as GERD. Losing weight can make acid reflux disappear. Researchers assigned 332 overweight or obese adults—a third of them had GERD—to a weight-loss program that included advice to cut … [Read More]
Food Poisoning from Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
What may helpMay 21, 2013
Author: David Schardt in: Food Safety
How can you lower your odds of getting food poisoning from resistant bacteria? It may help to buy meat or poultry that comes from animals that were never given antibiotics. According to a 2012 Stanford University meta-analysis, conventionally produced chicken … [Read More]
Chili’s Southwestern Chicken Pizza is hardly “perfect-sized”May 20, 2013
Author: Jayne Hurley in: What Not to Eat
“BIG BOLD FLAVOR,” says Chili’s Web site. “House-Baked Crust. Freshly Made 9-inch Pizza. Perfectly Sized Just For You.” Each of Chili’s four new “freshly made” pizzas may look “perfectly sized” to some people. But only if they’re in the market … [Read More]
Avoid Fatty Pizza Toppings
How to order a better pizzaMay 18, 2013
Author: Jayne Hurley in: Fat in Food
Even if you could afford the calories in an individual pizza —if, say, you’re competing in a triathlon next week—your arteries would have to find storage space for the roughly 20 grams of saturated fat (a day’s worth) in a … [Read More]
This modest-looking dessert holds a not-so-modest 830 caloriesMay 17, 2013
Author: Jayne Hurley in: Calories in Food
“Ladyfinger cookies soaked in espresso and coffee liqueur layered with Mascarpone, dusted with cocoa powder and served with chocolate shavings.” That’s how Maggiano’s Little Italy describes its Tiramisu. And when it arrives at your table, you won’t think “big splurge.” … [Read More]