Via Brian Fung, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) charts the growth of fast food portion sizes since the 1950s. The average soda, it turns out, has grown sixfold. The average American adult, meanwhile, is now 26 pounds heavier than they were during the days of Frank Sinatra.
Yield: 8 Servings Overview: Cooking dried beans is low maintenance and a great value. Make sure to plan ahead and allow time for soaking the beans. Serve with hot sauce or salsa, if you like. Ingredients: 1 pound dried black beans (about 2 1/2 cups), rinsed 2 medium onions, chopped 1 large red bell pepper, […]
Via the Washington Post: The new design, called MyPlate, was conceived as a crucial part of Mrs. Obama’s campaign against obesity, designed to remind consumers about the basics of a healthful diet. The plate is split into four sections, for fruit, vegetables, grains and protein. A smaller circle sits beside it for dairy products.
On Friday, at an Applebee’s restaurant in Michigan, Taylor Dill-Reese ordered her 15-month-old Dominick an apple juice, but he ended up gulping down a margarita. From Reuters: He “kind of laid his head on the table and dozed off a little bit and woke up and got real happy,” his mom said. The little boy […]