Most people might be hesitant to buy or drink a bottle of soda with “11 teaspoons” of sugar in it. But far fewer would object to a bottle labeled “46 grams” of sugar. Confusing measurements like that are part of the reason consumer advocates have called for an overhaul of the food labeling system. CBS 2′s Asa Aarons looks at […]
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Sleep may be as essential as diet and exercise as a key to maintaining a healthy body weight. New research concludes body mass index (BMI) is linked to length and quality of sleep in a surprisingly consistent fashion.
As part of the Integrative Cardiac Health Project at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, researchers analyzed the sleep, activity […]
April 22nd, 2009 · No Comments
The average child manipulates his parents to get what he wants—and parents usually don’t even know it. “Most parents seem to be completely unaware of how much their little ones make them buy,” said Claus Ebster, one of two researchers from the University of Vienna who unobtrusively observed 178 parents shopping with children in Austrian […]
February 25th, 2009 · No Comments
Leading ice cream makers made news last summer when they quietly reduced the size of their cartons, without reducing retail prices. But now a Maine-based family-owned ice cream firm is bucking the trend.
Gifford’s Ice Cream is boosting the size of its cartons from 56-ounces to 64-ounces next month, with no increase in price. Company president […]
October 29th, 2008 · Comments Off
Manhattan, the nation’s most costly place to live, became even more expensive in the past three months. The cost of living in the heart of New York City edged up slightly in the third quarter, according to the ACCRA Cost of Living Index, published quarterly by C2ER - The Council for Community and Economic Research. […]