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Google's new nutrition comparison tool — making healthy eating easier
April 7, 2014
Once again, Google has given us something we didn’t even know we wanted. The tech giant recently launched a nutrition comparison tool that enables users to search for various foods and see how they...
‘Salt Sugar Fat’ unveils food industry’s efforts to keep you hooked on junk
March 18, 2014
After a recent trip to the grocery store, I sat down with a package of Oreos. I’ll have just one or two, I told myself. Then maybe one more. Before I knew it, an entire sleeve had disappeared. And...
This is what 1 pound of body fat looks like
February 13, 2014
Behold, your body fat. This gross, slimy looking thing is not, actually, real body fat, but it's a 3-D visual replica of fatty tissue in the human body, so it's as close to the real thing as it gets.
Battle of the frozen treats: Sorbet vs. ice cream vs. gelato vs. fro-yo
August 1, 2013
If you’re going to splurge on a sweet frozen treat, which is your best option: sorbet, ice cream, frozen yogurt or gelato? And what are the differences anyway? We put the four foods in a nutritional...
Eat like a bodybuilder, feel like a champion
June 7, 2013
Bodybuilders use some key strategies to eat healthy and tone before competitions, strategically planning their meals around workouts and focusing on a certain balance of proteins, carbohydrates and...
Online tool lets you instantly compare nutrition values of any two foods
June 5, 2013
You’re at a lovely Italian restaurant with your friend and trying to determine which dish is going to cost you a longer workout. Fettuccine alfredo or spaghetti and meatballs? Grab your...
Meet your meat: Calories, fat & protein in popular cuts [Infographic]
February 15, 2013
Beef brisket might be fingerlickin’ good, but a mere 3 ounces packs 300 calories, 24 grams of fat and less protein than most other cuts. With all the different cuts of meat, it can be...
Beware the alfredo! 100 pasta sauce brands ranked by fat [Infographic]
September 21, 2012
It's tough to resist the cheesy goodness of alfredo sauce, but if anything can motivate you to choose your pasta sauces carefully at the grocery, it's this list. We did some research at the...
Media Mash: Egyptian mummies, on-the-go beer & power-generating viruses
August 15, 2012
HellaWella’s media mash is a weekly feature listing the latest and most interesting health-and-wellness stories we’ve read in the past week, pulled from the Web and linked for your convenience. If...
Media Mash: Anti-smoking ads, popcorn & Alzheimer’s, and hoarding
August 6, 2012
HellaWella’s media mash is a weekly feature listing the latest and most interesting health-and-wellness stories we’ve read in the past week, pulled from the Web and linked for your convenience.
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