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Meds To Alleviate Stress May Help Women Smokers Quit

September 2, 2014
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Meds To Alleviate Stress May Help Women Smokers Quit

By: Karen Weintraub For the last 50 years, men have consistently had an easier time quitting smoking than women. More men go cold turkey. More men stop on nicotine blockers like gum and patches. More men succeed on medications. Sherry McKee, an associate professor of psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine, thinks she...

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FTC Charges Green Coffee Bean Sellers with Deceiving Consumers through Fake News Sites and Bogus Weight Loss Claims

May 19, 2014
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The Federal Trade Commission has sued a Florida-based operation that capitalized on the green coffee diet fad by using bogus weight loss claims and fake news websites to market the dietary supplement Pure Green Coffee. Popularized on the syndicated talk show The Dr. Oz Show, green coffee bean extract was touted as a potent...

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Weight Watchers and MyFitnessPlan Rated Highest By Consumer Reports Readers

January 9, 2013
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Weight Watchers received the highest rating of commercial diet plans based on a survey of more than 9,000 readers of Consumer Reports. It received a rating of 74 out of 100 based on such criteria as initial weight loss and food variety. Close behind were Medifast and Jenny Craig. Nutrisystem came in fourth. MyFitnessPal,...

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Which Has More Sugar: Oatmeal Crisp Hearty Raisin or Fruit Loops?

June 27, 2012
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Which Has More Sugar: Oatmeal Crisp Hearty Raisin or Fruit Loops?

As a smart consumer/reader you probably picked Oatmeal Crisp Hearty Raisin as having more sugar than Fruit Loops. About 60 percent more. According to the latest report from MoneyTalksNews some of the kids cereals have less sugar than cereals marketed for adults as healthy food. Of course both have too much sugar, which is...

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