Food and Drink

Want to Stay Thin? Try Chocolate
Generally, when something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. But what we are about to tell you — that chocolate may actually help keep you slim — seems to have a lot of science behind it.
New Theory: CO2 Makes You Fat
Don't laugh. This is serious stuff.  Researchers in Denmark have announced a theory that may not only explain why people all over the world are getting fatter and fatter, but it could also serve as a warning of serious consequences for life on Earth if pollution caused by CO2 emissions isn't redu…
Survey: Texans Lead U.S. in Eating Out
Did you know that Texans lead the entire country in going out to eat?  It's true.  The Zagat Survey of restaurants in all 50 states says Texans really love going out for breakfast, lunch and dinner, more than people in any other state.
The Texas average of 3.8 "eat-outs&qu…
10 Delicious King Cakes for Mardi Gras
The king cake is a traditional Mardi Gras food. It is usually a ring-shaped pastry, sometimes filled with cheese or jelly and sprinkled with the colors of Mardi Gras. It began as an Epiphany treat, celebrating the arrival of the Three Wise Men to the stable where Jesus was born. Oh, and it&CloseCurl…
Butter Queen Paula Deen Has Diabetes
The world's best known fan of cooking all things with butter has made a shocking confession. Paula Deen has Type 2 Diabetes - and it's not funny. It's very serious and life threatening.
Wine Researcher Accused of Falsifying Study
Have you been drinking wine to improve heart health? Well, your efforts may have been in vain. The author of a much publicized study, which linked resveratrol – an ingredient found in red wine – to cardiovascular health benefits, is being accused of falsifying his data.

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