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Food Showdown: Which Fish Sandwich is the Best Catch?

Which sandwich should you go fishing for this Lenten season?
Posted 3/24/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 68 comments   46,046 views
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Something New Coming South of the Border

New updates and menu items are coming to some Taco Bell restaurants. Learn about the new concepts and direction and see if they make nutritional and health sense.
Posted 2/27/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 27 comments   16,766 views
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Food Showdown: McDonald's 6-piece Chicken McNuggets® vs. Chicken McBites Snack Size™

Can you pick the low-calorie winner between these two McDonald's "snack" foods?
Posted 2/18/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 80 comments   63,484 views
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Is One of the Most Nutritious Kid's Meals Coming to Your Neighborhood?

Learn which fast casual dining restaurant has created new kid's meals that could be the healthiest option around.
Posted 2/2/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 44 comments   17,116 views
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Nutrients vs. 'Putrients' – What’s on Your Plate?

Michlene shares her tips on healthy eating and how to incorporate healthy foods into your life.
Posted 12/29/2011  6:00:00 AM By: Michelene Cleary : 21 comments   15,014 views
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Make Good Choices--Even away from Home

This time of year, Michelene feels tempted by the abundance of unhealthy choices. Instead of giving in, she plans ahead--and does the best she can. Learn her best tips.
Posted 12/15/2011  6:00:00 AM By: Michelene Cleary : 29 comments   20,437 views
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The 10 Worst Foods of 2011

Choosing the 10 worst foods of the year is like shooting beer-battered deep-fried fish in a barrel of boiling oil. Everywhere you aim, you’re bound to hit one.
Posted 12/7/2011  2:00:00 PM By: John McGran : 74 comments   134,962 views
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No More Excuses for Choosing Fast Food over Real Food

As we at SparkPeople know, healthy food isn't more expensive than junk food. So why aren't we eating right and cooking at home? We debunk the excuses for choosing fast food.
Posted 10/3/2011  6:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 26 comments   25,476 views
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Are You Happy about the New Happy Meal?

McDonald's is making news again with a new Happy Meal offering healthier options to the children that enjoy them. See if the new meal matches up with your definition of health.
Posted 8/1/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 108 comments   23,575 views
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Easy Access Doesn't Always Equal Better Food Choices

A new study says that income and proximity to fast food restaurants actually matter more than proximity to supermarkets in the battle against obesity.
Posted 7/26/2011  6:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 29 comments   16,780 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   15,029 views
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Family Fast Food: What Do You Think?

For the most part, my husband appreciates my efforts to give my children a healthy, balanced diet. But we do differ in our thinking when it comes to fast food.
Posted 6/21/2011  6:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 69 comments   23,058 views
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McDonald's To Renovate Its Look, What Do You Think?

Fast food giant McDonald's is revamping more than 14,000 of their franchises, to give them a sleek and modern look. What do you think?
Posted 5/18/2011  6:33:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 179 comments   25,435 views
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Has the Restaurant Industry Gone Too Far?

This past week two new restaurants opened in the Dallas area that had people waiting up to three hours just to be one of the first in the area to eat a hamburger.
Posted 5/17/2011  2:00:43 PM By: Nancy Howard : 162 comments   23,673 views
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McDonald's New Campaign for Kids: No Good or No Big Deal?

For those of you that thought Ronald McDonald was a thing of the past, think again. McDonald's is launching a new series of ads, encouraging kids to interact with him online.
Posted 4/14/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 144 comments   23,891 views
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