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Hungry Girl Today: 02.26.07

NEWS


A Cheesecake Factory SHOCKER!

The Cheesecake Factory's got a new line of "Weight Management" salads
(snappy name) that aren't exactly "light" but contain under 590 calories
each. They are, as follows: Weight Management Asian Chicken Salad, Weight
Management Spicy Chicken Salad, Weight Management Pear and Endive
Salad, Weight Management California Salad, and Weight Management
Seafood Salad. These sound great and we plan on reviewing them officially
(and bringing you full nutritionals) soon. In the meantime, order that
dressing on the side and go easy on the fatty ingredients to save where you
can. 590 calories isn't exactly low for a bowl of greens, and it certainly
makes us wonder how many calories are in their REGULAR salads...

Link: http://cheesecakefactory.com/menu_newmenuselections.htm



Omega-3s: All The Rage!

Yoplait Kids with Omega-3 DHA - The fruity, creamy, kid-fave yogurt is now
packed with this important nutrient that stimulates brain growth during early
childhood developmental stages. No worries, it's also good for adults, so feel
free to share these with the kiddies!

Odwalla Nourishing Food Bars in Berries GoMega - While many of Odwalla's
full-sized bars are omega-infused, this is the only one that comes in a
convenient snack size, too. The 110-calorie version (with just 2.5g fat) has
500mg of Omega-3s and the 220-calorie bar has a whopping 1000mg of the
stuff!

Gardenburger California Burgers and Breaded Chik'n Patties - New veggie
options from our pals over at Gardenburger -- and they're packed with
Omega-3s. Yay! The burgers have just 90 calories and 3.5g fat but the chick-
swaps have 140 cals and 9gs of fat.



Spotted On Shelves

Hostess 100 Calorie Packs - Our inbox is overflowing with emails about these
things. You get three super-mini cupcakes per pack and they come in three
creme-filled varieties: chocolate cake/chocolate frosting, carrot cake/cream
cheese frosting and yellow cake/chocolate frosting. People are FLIPPING!
Stay tuned for more info...and check out the link for $1.00-off coupons.

Link: http://www.hostess100.com/

Starkist Tuna Fillets, Albacore Lemon & Cracked Pepper - We support these
convenient pouches of tuna. They're portable, tasty and low-cal (170 cals
and 3.5g fat per 5-oz. pouch)!

FruitaBu Fruit Twirls - Smooshed fruit rolls that are not only organic, healthy
and delicious -- they're also fun! Great for kids AND adults -- and about 80
calories a twirl.



The Buzz...

Need help deciphering food labels? You're in luck! Meet Labelman, a little
cartoon critter who's here to help -- courtesy of the FDA. Click here for the
details. ***Crush your garlic, people! A new study shows that putting your
garlic thru a press before cooking it can preserve much of the herb's healthy
compounds. You learn something new every day. ***Did you know that
chewing sugar-free gum may actually fight the development of cavities by
stimulating production of acid-neutralizing saliva? And xylitol, a common
ingredient in many sugar-free gums, has cavity-fighting properties, too. So
chew it up! (FYI...Xylitol is very harmful to dogs so keep the pups away from
it.) That's all we've got. HG out!


Link:
http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~ear/hwm/labelman.html

http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/news/20070216/cooking-garlic-crush-it-
first
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YOWSA! After our rave write-up about The World's Healthiest Foods, that
book sold out on Amazon. If you're still looking for it, its back up on Amazon
and also available online at Barnes & Noble...

For links please go to:
www.hungry-girl.com/mondaypreview.php?newsletterid=1042

CHEW ON THIS:
Today, February 26th, is National Pistachio Day. Pistachios are a good source
of fiber, vitamin B6, thiamin, magnesium, phosphorus and copper...Yay!

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2007

Looking for another chocolate Vitalicious pack and a chance to sample the
new heart-healthy Dark Chocolate Pomegranate Tops? Click here to see the
latest and get 5% off. Weeeeee!
Link: http://tinyurl.com/2tfttx
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