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    Mom loses 100 pounds in 1 year after ditching fast food

    A new mom lost nearly 100 pounds in one year when she stopped eating fast food.  Lillie Monro, 24, from Halstead, United Kingdom, changed her lifestyle after her daughter was born. Doctors told Monro at the time that she might not see her baby grow up because of her weight, SWNS reported.  According to the news agency, Monro has struggled with her weight for most of her life. As a teenager, she weighed 238 pounds and though she tried several diets, she always gained the weight back. COLLEGE STUDENT SHEDS 100 POUNDS AFTER YEARS OF DEDICATION: ‘THE GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT’  As  

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    Everytable Is Trying to Make Healthy Food as Accessible as Fast Food

    LaToya Meaders, the president and co-founder of Collective Fare, a cafe and catering company in Brownsville, Brooklyn, says it all comes down to the marketing. In Brownsville, the main thoroughfares are a parade of fast food, fried chicken, seafood and soul food restaurants, and national brands like McDonald’s have cachet. Collective Fare has thrived, Ms. Meaders said, by integrating into the community — serving a vegetable-rich cauliflower macaroni and cheese alongside the must-have fried chicken sandwiches — and hiring from the neighborhood. “People don’t want to be told what you think they like,” she said. “In these communities, they get  

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    Fast food recipes it’s easy to make at home

    Fast food recipes it’s easy to make at home Sought-after and secret recipes Craving the Cheesecake Factory but can’t get there? Fancy a McDonald’s in isolation? No problem. Some fast food chains have released recipes for their most popular dishes so we don’t have to miss out. Here are the official recipes for a Burger King Whopper, IKEA meatballs,  

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    3 safe and fast methods

    Defrosting chicken involves raising the temperature of frozen chicken until it is no longer in a frozen state. The safest method for doing this is using a refrigerator, which keeps the chicken at a safe, cool temperature while it defrosts. There are also other ways to defrost chicken that take less time, such as using a cold water bath or a microwave. In this article, we will explain how to defrost chicken safely, and outline three methods for doing so at home. The safest way to defrost chicken is to place it in a refrigerator. This method is safe because  

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    Fast food restaurants’ voluntary healthy meal options for children unlikely to result in more nutritious food purchases

    Voluntary policies at fast food restaurants aimed at expanding healthy options in kids’ meals have not increased the likelihood that parents will purchase healthier meals for children, according to new research. Credit: Shutterstock Despite voluntary restaurant policies to improve the nutrition of some items included in fast-food kids’ meals, purchases of kids’ meals and selection of healthier kids’ meal drinks did not increase following policy introductions, according to a new study by the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at the University of Connecticut. “Our study shows that voluntary healthier kids’ meals policies at fast food restaurants have not  

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    Is Vegetarian Fast Food Actually Healthy? Here’s What to Know

    No doubt, you’ve seen plant-based and vegetarian offerings on more than one fast food menu by now. © Hinterhaus Productions/Getty Images From vegetarian “meat” options  to the growing array of plant-based milks and oils, there are more options than ever. No surprise. The plant-based food market is expected to grow to an estimated $74.2 billion by 2027, according to a report by research firm Meticulous Market Research. Load Error “Timing is everything in life,” says Joan Salge Blake, RDN, a nutrition professor at Boston University and host of the podcast Spot On! “In 2012, McDonald’s introduced the McVeggie with little  

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    secret fast food recipes revealed

    From McDonald’s to Nando’s: secret fast food recipes revealed Sought-after and secret recipes Craving the Cheesecake Factory in lockdown? Fancy a McDonald’s in isolation? No problem. As most of us are stuck at home, some fast food chains have released recipes for their most popular dishes so we don’t have to miss out. Here are the official recipes for IKEA meatballs, Disney Park Beignets, a Sausage and Egg McMuffin, hash browns and more. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something  

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    Neighborhood Wraps to Bring Fast, Healthy Food to Reynoldstown

    Although the area surrounding the upcoming site of Neighborhood Wraps at 1187 SE Wylie St. in Reynoldstown is rife with fast-food joints and has a selection of sit-down restaurants, owner Javone Nurse seeks to fill a yet-unmet niche of quickly-made, healthy options. Planning to open the eatery at the end of February, Nurse told What Now Atlanta that she was faced with the lack of such options when she and her employees at nearby Prissy in the City Beauty Spa grew “tired of ordering Chick-fil-A every day.” Sign up now to get our Daily Breaking News Alerts Opt out at  

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    Dangerous Side Effects of Eating “Healthy” Fast Food, According to Experts

    It’s January, and most of us have announced to our friends and family some sort of New Year’s resolution pertaining to our health. Losing belly fat and exercising may be high on the list, but eating better food should be too. If you’re a frequent customer at fast-food chains, it may seem like simply opting for “healthier” menu items could be enough to achieve better health outcomes, but the truth is, even lighter menu options at places like Chick-fil-A, McDonald’s, or Wendy’s is still considered fast food—and they are still worse than a simple homemade vegetable-forward meal with whole grains,  

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    Fast food items overdue for a comeback

    Fast food items overdue for a comeback Stephen Johnson 19 hrs ago Junked Food When a fast food restaurant discontinues a menu item, it’s not necessarily gone forever. The co-creator of the Adult Swim show “Rick and Morty” once got McDonald’s to send him a bottle of its legendary (and long discontinued) Szechuan McNugget sauce. It begs the question: If enough diehard fans call for the return of a fast food item, will restaurants oblige? Here are some candidates  

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