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KickingTiresA new study by the Emergency Medicine Journal finds that overweight drivers are between 20 and 80 times more likely to die in car crashes than individuals with a "normal" body mass index below 30. As if we needed more......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsWrote my Sunday print column about whether New York City's looming ban on supersized sodas in certain eateries would spark a similar movement in South Florida. Fortunately, it seems there's no appetite for any such thing among the South Florida......
Tags: New York City, Michael Bloomberg, Diabetes, McDonald's, Health
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsNew York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is at it again. He's been at the forefront of public health initiatives, with New York being among the first and most stringent when it comes to stamping out public smoking (banning it in......
Dining@LargeBlair River, the 575-pound spokesman for the Heart Attack Grill in Chander, Ariz., is dead, at the age of 29. The Heart Attack Grill earned itself some notoriety (including a report on CBS Sunday Morning) for being, as the USA......
Tags: Physical Conditions, Obituaries, USA Today, Health, Heart Attack
Dining@LargeStarring!Dominque Dawes, Carla Hall ("Top Chef All Stars"*) and Sam Kass, White House assistant chef and senior policy advisor for healthy food initiatives Special unexpected guest star: Bob Ehrlich! Here's the link to the livestream, which starts Tuesday...
Reality CheckGuest blogger Amanda here:As I sit here, on the couch, in front of the TV, eating my disappointing shrimp fried rice, two things occur to me:1. I want Jamie Oliver, the former "Naked Chef," to stage a food revolution in my......
KickingTiresAny regular KickingTires reader knows that I love to complain about my daily commute. That???s mainly because of my love of complaining more than my disdain for long, slow drives in gridlock while sitting in test cars. I am, after......
Dining@Largecanapéspannier, blanc de noirs, champagne, france, 1999________________________________________maine lobster vanilla, saffron, california estate osetra caviarmerlin cherrier, sancerre, le chene marchand, sancerre, france, 2007 ________________________...
Tags: Hamburgers, France, Crosswords, Property, The New York Times
Dining@LargeHere are the most commented-upon Dining@Large posts of 2010. There are probably better metrics (e.g., page views) for determining the popularity of a post. But something about these 10 posts obviously hit a nerve. If only there was a way......
Dining@LargeThe 2010 Dietary Guidelines for America, "the federal government's evidence-based* nutritional guidance to promote health, reduce the risk of chronic diseases, and reduce the prevalence of overweight and obesity through improved nutrition and physical...
Tags: Physical Conditions, Overweight, Politics, Salt, Event Planning
Dining@LargeIt's back-to-school time. And while the kiddos learn reading, writing and arithmetic, parents get schooled in the politics of schoolhouse eating. With all the attention on childhood obesity these days, lots of lunchbox staples have become taboo. I'm not...
Dining@LargeOur intrepid Waverly Market correspondent, Alan Morstein of Regi's, had some kids tagging along with him at the market today. And you know what that means: lots of extra purchases, many of them sweet. There's also good news for lima......
Tags: Physical Conditions, Lima (Peru), Health
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