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How Turning the Food Pyramid on Its Head Can Help You Slim Down

Some of you may be old enough to recall the 1992 Food Pyramid, which had grains as the largest bottom block of the pyramid, encouraging you to eat 6-11 servings of bread, cereal, rice and pasta each day. This excess … Continue reading

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Caffeine withdrawal now classified as a mental disorder | Death and Taxes

This almost makes me want to draw a line in the sand. The American Psychiatric Association recently released an updated version of its manual of mental disorders (DSM-5) and this time it includes a new addition: Caffeine withdrawal. It’s mighty … Continue reading

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Do Local Businesses Deserve Your Money?

“LOCAL” DOES NOT EQUAL “GOOD.” Local equals local. For instance, there are many coffee shops around. One of the local coffee shops invariably has a huge line, and locals know to go there only if you have some extra time. … Continue reading

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Snickers AdWords Campaign

Snickers Google from Doc News on Vimeo. via SearchEngineWatch.com

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‘World’s oldest hamburger’ bought in 1999 looks exactly the same today   – NY Daily News

Could this be real? 'World's oldest hamburger' bought in 1999 looks exactly the same today   – NY Daily News.

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Eat Play Love Des Moines!: A little bit of El Salvador, big taste!

Wow! I’m sad it took us so long to discover this place. It isn’t much from the outside, but there is a small parking lot that will fit 10-12 cars that is well-lit. They have the inside decorated with souvenirs … Continue reading

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Explore – Absolutely amazing MRI scans of vegetables, in…

  Explore – Absolutely amazing MRI scans of vegetables, in….

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vintage_ads: 1652 coffee advertisement– yep, 1652!

vintage_ads: 1652 coffee advertisement– yep, 1652!.

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Behind the scenes at a McDonald’s food photo shoot

Behind the scenes at a McDonald’s food photo shoot. Why does McDonald’s food look so much better in the ads than at the restaurant? Watch as the director of marketing for McDonald’s Canada buys a Quarter Pounder at McDonald’s and … Continue reading

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Fiber Foods Helps You Slim Down, and I Toasted the Muffins

As our household becomes more conscious of the foods we eat (and I sit at my desk hypocritically drinking a delicious blueberry mocha) articles like this mean a little more than than they ever have before.  Fiber in my diet? … Continue reading

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