Older Not Old -- Looking Past the Promise

Marketers love my mom. They phone, send her snail mail, populate her inbox, and come at her with more and more promises, thinking eventually she may say yes. Like my mom, many older adults are the targets of scammers trying to sell hope. Maybe in that way older adults are similar to people trying to

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Shop BedBathBeyond to LoseWeight

Did you know that getting different plates, bowls, and table linens might boost your weight loss efforts by helping you manage portions?

In a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, people ate less when the color of the plate and the food on the plate contrasted, such as pasta in red sauce on

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Cooking by Number -- Bean Soup

With winter on the way — never mind the sneak preview of snow in New York in late October — the weather is perfect for bean soup. By beans, I mean the whole family of legumes, including black beans, white beans, pinto beans, split peas, and lentils. And there’s a lot to love: • Beans

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Losing & Keeping Weight Off Can Be Two Different Worlds

Weight loss and weight maintenance need different strategies. Read about it in HealthDay published at MedlinePlus (this news item will not be available after 10/06/2011).

Sugar or HFCS? Too Much Says NHANES

Whether it’s sugar or high-fructose corn syrup, we still get too much. 16% of total calories says NHANES. Read, Sweet Revenge, Chefs Pour on the Sugar in wsj online.

Vegetable Purees Hidden in Favorite Dishes

Vegetable Purees Hidden in Favorite Dishes Can Help: Lose Weight, Gain Nutrients – AARP Bulletin http://t.co/8s0Vtr6