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Diet Riot: Kimkins Diet Scam Goes Down in Flames

Diet Riot: Kimkins Diet Scam Goes Down in Flames
By January 21, 2008

Replacing fiber with laxatives. Severely limiting caloric intake. Tricking your body into not feeling hungry. These are some of the controversial techniques touted by an online dieting program called Kimkins, which is currently facing a possible class action lawsuit due … Read More

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China Jumps on Kosher Bandwagon

China Jumps on Kosher Bandwagon
By January 18, 2008

Chinese exporters are turning to rabbis to quell consumers' uneasiness about the country's food products. After last year's uproar over contaminated seafood, toothpaste, and pet food, the Chinese food industry is trying to clean up its act–or at least have … Read More

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Will the Green Movement Turn Brown with Recession?

Will the Green Movement Turn Brown with Recession?
By January 17, 2008

Everyone knows that green is the new black, but what you might not know is that most people are perfectly cool with black. Sure, we’d all love to do our part for the environment, but the general consensus is that … Read More

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Eyes on the Pies: This Week in Food Porn

Eyes on the Pies: This Week in Food Porn
By January 16, 2008

When it comes to Russia, it's always a matter of extremes: soul-sucking Communism and unrestrained hedonism, severe winters and midnight sun, and in today's example: awesomely, dizzyingly extreme cakes. That's right–I said cakes. Everything you're about to feast your eyes … Read More

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Feed Me Bubbe

Feed Me Bubbe
By January 16, 2008

I think this granny deserves a spot on Food Network! Hungry for more? Go to Yideoz (YouTube for Jews) to watch all 19 episodes.  

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Tuesday Taste Test: Tu B’Shevat Recipe Contest!

Tuesday Taste Test: Tu B’Shevat Recipe Contest!
By January 15, 2008

With Tu B'Shevat fast approaching, it's time to start planning those seders. What? You weren't planning a seder? What are you, some kind of tree-hater? Seder-hater? Don't be a hater, dude. Tu B'Shevat is a perfect opportunity to invite your … Read More

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Low-Income Moms Need Veggies Too

Low-Income Moms Need Veggies Too
By January 15, 2008

Beginning in February, the USDA is allotting subsidies to low-income mothers for fresh fruits and vegetables. Shockingly, the US government is just getting on board with the fact that veggies are a key to a healthy diet. While the money … Read More

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Belly Fat, Brain Food, Muscle Chow, and a Hungry Economist

Belly Fat, Brain Food, Muscle Chow, and a Hungry Economist
By January 14, 2008

Got the belly fat blues? You'll be pleased to hear that new research in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association identifies a handful of foods that can help banish belly fat–and all you have to do is eat more … Read More

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