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Summertime BBQ’s Can Lead To Weight Gain

Summertime means backyard barbecues and plenty of good times. But it also means your waist line will expand if you don't watch yourself.

Think about it... the beers, on top of the hot dogs, on top of the potato salad, on top of the cookies and cakes on top of the ice cream - that can run over 2000 calories! That's more than you need in a whole day!

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US Government Mandates Fast Food Nutrition Labeling

In an effort to help people make more informed choices when eating away from home, the federal government is introducing mandatory nutrition labeling for fast food menus and vending machines.

Items sold at movie theaters are exempt, which is odd given what calorie bombs those snacks can be.

The problem is that few Americans pay much attention to the nutrition labeling on even the packaged foods brought into their homes.

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Can Your Facebook Photos Cost You a Job?

The age of Big Brother is truly upon us.

Last week the Federal Trade Commission approved a company called Social Intelligence, which touts itself as a modern way for firms to screen potential employees.

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Red White and Blue Recipes: How to Plan a Tasty Fourth of July

Our founding fathers weren’t messing around when they decided on red, white and blue. When it comes to planning a Fourth of July menu, neither should you. Three colors are more than enough to plan a five-star meal.

Below, check out some delicious recipes to help you celebrate our nation’s birthday in style.

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Duh! Potato Chips Will Make You Fat and Disgusting

It doesn’t take a genius to figure out eating potato chips will cause you to pack on the pounds.

Or maybe it does.

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World’s Ugliest Ties – 10 Ties You Shouldn’t Buy Dad for Father’s Day

What makes a truly hideous tie? Is it the color? The shape? The presence of marine life? The truth is, there’s no one answer, which is why we’ve given you 10. It doesn’t matter how you knot it, ties don’t get much worse than this.

Check out 10 ties to avoid buying for Father’s Day.

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Betty White Gives Tips for a Long and Happy Life [VIDEO]

I love Betty White. I have always loved Betty from her days on the Carol Burnett Show to the Golden Girls. She is still going strong on Hot In Cleveland, hosting Saturday Night Live and more! Check out Betty's tips for living a long and happy life!

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5 Flat Tummy Myths And 3 Steps To Tight Abs

Over the last 6 months, you've probably heard me talking about my successful weight loss and now that the weight is gone, I have been maintaining and starting to tone up my muscles now. One of my trainers shared some great tips with me and I wanted to share them with you.

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Apples Increase Muscle Tone and Reduce Fat: Study

Will an apple a day actually make you a big hit on the beach?

It's possible, as new research suggests that ursolic acid, which is found in abundance in an apple's peal, builds muscles while reducing fat.

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Cell Phones May Cause Cancer, Says New Study

It seems every other day there's something that we use every day that will cause cancer. Now they are saying using a cell phone will cause cancer - something my dad said from the very invention of them. Now they are classifying cell phones on the same level as DDT and gasoline engine exhaust. Really? That's cool. You'll have to pry my cell phone from my cold, dead hands before I go back to using a payphone!

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One Of The Greatest Inventions Of All Time!

So I know the light bulb, telephone, and internet were all great inventions that we couldn't imagine living with out...but I have to say this fantastic product is right up there on that level. Ladies I know you will want to thank me for this, so I'll just go ahead and say "you're welcome" now.

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How Are We Supposed To Celebrate Memorial Day?

We all celebrate Memorial Day every year. We have our parties, we have our fun and we travel to our lake houses. But what should we be doing on Memorial Day? I asked myself that question and found the answer.

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