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8 Ways to Order Fast Food Without Destroying Your Diet

We all know fast food isn't good for us, but sometimes it seems like there's no other option. Follow these rules to hit the occasional drive-thru with a clear conscience.
Posted 9/25/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 249 comments   48,937 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 2/16/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 40 comments   100,230 views
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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 : 74 comments   102,402 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 : 12 comments   26,870 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 : 48 comments   85,978 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 : 38 comments   110,218 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 : 743 comments   2,173,251 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 : 78 comments   501,172 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   65,109 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 : 25 comments   37,957 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   12,973 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 : 34 comments   105,637 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   15,022 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   23,667 views
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Separating Hype from Reality on Menus

Restaurants add long descriptions to entice diners. Real cheese and fresh lettuce become selling points. But shouldn't all cheese be real and all lettuce be fresh?
Posted 8/25/2010  11:10:12 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 34 comments   21,144 views
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