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Cookie Cutting on Sesame Street!
Word on the street (well, Sesame Street) is that Cookie Monster is going healthy. Seems that since one of the new focuses of the popular children's show will be on teaching kids to eat better, Cookie Monster's cookie intake will be severely reduced. He won't actually be counting points or carbs, but he'll definitely be learning about moderation and will even perform a song called "A Cookie is a Sometimes Food." While we're extremely concerned about the growing childhood obesity problem in this country, we're not quite sure how we feel about Cookie Monster's curbed cookie-munching.
FYI...The FDA Wants to Hear From Y-O-U!
If you're as fed up as we are with ridiculously unfair food labeling, here's your big chance to speak up. Our biggest gripe is with unrealistic serving sizes and misleading nutritionals. If you agree that there simply aren't 11 servings in that tiny box of cereal, 2 servings in that silly little can of soup, or that you shouldn't have to be a math whiz to figure out how many calories or fat grams you're eating in one sitting, DEMAND that the FDA fix this problem. Send your comments to email@example.com and reference Docket No. 2004N-0456. C'mon, roll up your sleeves and kick some unrealistic serving size butt! Grrrrrrr...
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Healthy Cooking Made E-Z!
***Our friends at Food Fit have just released a brand new cookbook. Fit Food: Eating Well For Life is crammed with 200 simple & healthy recipes from top chefs. We HEART Food Fit...and this book! ***Supermodel Heidi Klum has launched a new line of diet-friendly sweets called "My Favorite Candies." The line includes Yogurt Fruit Cremes, Yogurt Dessert Cremes and Fruit Flirtations. All of Heidi's candies are fat free & have about 130 calories per serving. A supermodel making candy? Uhhh, okaaaaay. ***Guess what? Unsold Atkins bars, shakes & mixes are now being sent to food banks in Appalachia. Looks like the low carb craze is fading fast...
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Seems like just yesterday we were itching to get to 10,000, but now Hungry Girl is fast approaching our 25,000 subscriber mark! And to again encourage YOU, our faithful subscribers, to spread the word, we're giving away Hungry Girl tote bags, brimming with guilt-free foods -- like Baja Bobs Mixes, Glenny's snacks, Jolly Time Pop Corn, Nabisco 100 Calorie Packs, Dreyer's & Skinny Cow Ice Cream, Kernel Seasons popcorn toppers & more! Our 25,000th subscriber AND the person who told them about Hungry Girl will EACH win one of these fantabulous gift packs! All you need to do is click "send to a friend" (or pick up the phone, run up and down the halls at work shouting it, etc.) and tell your pals to sign up for HG's free daily emails. Make sure they know to put your name and/or email in the "How did you hear about Hungry Girl" section, and if they're our 25,000th subscriber, you both win! Along the way, random subscribers who spread the word, will be selected to win FREE guilt-free snacks. Good luck...and keep spreading the HG word!
CHEW ON THIS: Today, April 11th, is National Cheese Fondue Day. If you're going to honor this day, do yourself a favor and use The Laughing Cow Light cheese wedges!
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