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Is Chipotle Trying To Make Me Fat?

KnowMore TV | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
KnowMore TV

Eating at restaurants led to an average increase of almost 200 calories per day, and fast food diners saw an increase in their sodium and total fat daily intake.

Lawmakers Sue Their Colleagues For Blocking A Local Minimum Wage Hike

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics

A group of African-American state lawmakers in Alabama sued their colleagues in federal court on Thursday, claiming they violated civil rights law by ...

Drop Everything: Cold Brew Iced Coffee Is Coming To Dunkin' Donuts

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 06.29.2016 | Taste

America runs on Dunkin' Donuts, and now it's gonna be running to Dunkin' Donuts, too. The beloved coffee and doughnut chain announced Monday it is no...

Chick-Fil-A Is Officially America's Favorite Fast Food Restaurant

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.23.2016 | Taste

In the world of fast food, apparently chickens come first. Chick-fil-A is officially America's best "limited service" (aka fast-food) restaurant for ...

Burger King's Mac N' Cheetos Will Fulfill Your Dreams -- Or Nightmares

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.23.2016 | Taste

Burger King just introduced a whopper of a crunchy snack-fast food hybrid. You ready for Mac n' Cheetos? They're deep-fried sticks of macaroni and che...

Looking for Healthy Food In All The Wrong Places

Gay Browne | Posted 06.17.2016 | Green
Gay Browne

When I know I have a day to spend in and out of airports, experience has taught me that I need to plan ahead. So last week when I left my home at 4:30...

America's Favorite Mexican Food Chain Is... Not Chipotle

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 06.10.2016 | Taste

Chipotle's out. In a new Harris Poll, the burrito boss has been ousted from its place at the top of an annual list of Mexican chains ranked by custome...

Researchers Say the Ocean's Fish Are Now Addicted to Eating Plastic 'Like Teens Eat Fast Food'

Grub Street | Posted 06.08.2016 | Green
Grub Street

( Photo: Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images) By Clint Rainey Pollution is turning young fish into the human teenagers of the sea, new research claims. No, ...

Convenience Is King: How to Make Nutritious Foods the Easy and Preferred Choice

Daniel J. Schultz | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Daniel J. Schultz

Nothing will ever replace the feeling of eating a home cooked meal prepared by someone that cares for you. We should though become more comfortable of telling people it's OK if you don't want to cook. The lack of desire or time to do so should not be a life-long sentence for unhealthy eating.

'Fast Casual’ Restaurant Dishes Have More Calories Than Fast Food

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - Main courses served at fast-casual restaurants tend to be higher-calorie than traditional fast-food entrees, despite public percept...

This Is Why You Can't Put Down That Bag of Chips

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Martha Rosenberg

Clearly, sweet, salty and fatty foods can be hard to resist, especially when they are ubiquitous, cheap, marketed around the clock and fast. But just to be on the safe side, Big Food has also added addictive chemicals to amp up the "irresistibility."

McDonald's Doesn't Make Big Mac Fries, So Here's How To Make Them Yourself

Foodbeast | Posted 05.27.2016 | Taste

We are between takes on our Big Mac Pizza shoot. Matt and I had no idea the monster we had on our hands, that the Big Mac Pizza would soon be feature...

Domino's Accused Of Fraud and 'Systemic Wage Theft' By New York State

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business

The attorney general of New York filed a lawsuit against Domino's on Tuesday, accusing the pizza giant of systematically shorting workers' pay. Fast-f...

Taco Bell Is About To Look A Whole Lot Different Soon

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.18.2016 | Taste

The interior of your local Taco Bell could soon get a muy grande update. This summer, Taco Bell will test a series of store redesigns at restaurants i...

The Most Popular Stores In America

24/7 Wall St. | Casey Williams | Posted 05.13.2016 | Business

Walmart is the most popular store in America. More than half of all shoppers in the country visit a Walmart location in a given month. No other U.S. s...

Michael Pollan Talks Home Cooks vs. Corporations

Eric Douglas | Posted 04.28.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Eric Douglas

In today's modern world, the art of home-cooked meals is losing ground to quick, convenient, often processed store and restaurant bought solutions. Whether we care to admit it or not, nutrition is rapidly becoming commoditized, and diligently making home-cooked meals to share at the dinner table the exception, not the norm.

Japanese Burger Chain Rereleases All-Time Most Terrifying Sandwich

Grub Street | Posted 04.27.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

The most terrifying foods concocted by American chains are mere child's play next to what Japan's Lotteria can inflict on customers using nothing but lettuce and tartar sauce or a movie tie-in.

A New McDonald's Will Offer All-You-Can-Eat Fries

Grub Street | Posted 04.20.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

Now that it's dispatched its healthiest menu item, McDonald's can refocus on devising ways of getting more grease into customers' bodies.

International Restaurant Chains That Could Take Over America

Thrillist | Posted 04.21.2016 | Taste

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Giraffas Regardless of what your reclusive uncle tells you at Thanksgiving, the US has always been a country that welc...

I Can Eat Just One and Seven More Lies About Food

Kelly Wilson | Posted 04.15.2016 | Comedy
Kelly Wilson

A host of good intentions can be found in the refrigerator. That lettuce intended for a healthy salad is now a soupy mess in the crisper. The cucumber to be cut up and eaten as a snack? Half-rotten on the second shelf. The lone apple, passed over time and again? Bruised and neglected in the far back corner of the fridge.

Eating Fast Food Exposes You To A Controversial Chemical

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living

If you need another reason to ditch that fast food habit -- and pink slime didn't scare you off for good -- let's talk about phthalates. A new study ...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Ranch Dressing

Thrillist | Posted 04.12.2016 | Taste

By: Julianne Feder Credit: Joshua Resnick/Shutterstock America's most beloved dressing, a nutritionist's nightmare, and pizza aficionados' greatest...

These Jimmy John's Workers Were Fired Illegally. Five Years Later, They Might Get Their Jobs Back.

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.17.2016 | Business

It's been five years since Mike Wilklow was slinging sandwiches at a Jimmy John's shop in Minneapolis. No longer a 20-something activist, Wilklow is 3...

At Arby's, You Can Eat Something They Call 'Ocean Meat'

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 03.29.2016 | Taste

How does the term “ocean meat” make you feel? For many of us, the answer is “deeply unsettled and filled with a sense of inexplicable dread.” ...

How to Eat Out and Lose 50 Pounds a Year (or Gain!)

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 03.28.2016 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

For a population facing an exploding obesity epidemic, the world of fast food, restaurants and convenience food is a minefield, with caloric nuclear bombs everywhere you turn. It's a miracle we all aren't over 600 pounds.