By Amanda Cargill | 11/21/2014 - 07:33
Ah, the holidays! That time of year when we schlep across town, county, state, country, and/or ocean to see remote family and friends and feast on beloved comfort foods prepared by the women that raised us.
By Michelle Rivas | 08/01/2012 - 16:00
Health halos are the seemingly angelic snacks that tease us with their promises of low-fat and sugar-free heavenly bliss. What happens when you purchase one of these tempting treats? Normally, after a few more than the recommended amount, they leave you asking for forgiveness.
When given the choice of a regular meal and a low-fat meal, obviamente your instinct is to choose the latter. Is this the best option for you though? The health halo effect can often lead to over-eating from the caloric misconception and item labeling.