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Do You Eat Chips and Cookies Straight from the Package?

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the size of the package your food comes in influences how much you’ll eat. The larger the package, the more you tend to eat from it. And, if you’re eating from the bag while you watch TV or work on the computer, it’s likely that as you mindlessly […]

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Snacks: Are They Your Fourth Meal?

Why can a day’s worth of snacks be considered a fourth meal?  Because, according to research, snacking accounts for more than 25% of Americans’ calorie intake everyday. How Many Calories Do We Snack On A Day? Between 1977 and 2006 Americans averaged about 580 calories each day for their snacks — which basically turned those […]

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