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Free Food: No Money For Lots Of Sweet, Fatty Calories And Little Energy

You have an early morning meeting.  Sitting in front of you is a platter loaded with bagels, danish, and doughnuts just waiting to be eaten and washed down by copious amounts of coffee. If you didn’t have time to grab some and if all the platters aren’t picked clean, the remnants will surely end up […]

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Honestly, Do You Know What A Calorie Is?

What the heck is a calorie? Technically, it’s the amount of energy required to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) at one atmosphere of pressure.  (Aren’t you happy you now know that?)  When we talk about the Calories in food we’re actually talking about kilocalories (1,000 […]

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