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04/19/2007


Can Nuts Help You Lose Weight? — VIDEO

Nuts

Should you be pounding the almonds, pistachios, cashews, and walnuts over the holidays?

Well, not exactly. But new research suggests they could have something to do with controlling appetite:

Research has found that people can snack on modest amounts of them without gaining pounds, and that nuts can even help in slimming down.

This dieting power is particularly hard to fathom when you consider that nuts pack 160 to 200 calories in each tiny ounce, not even a handful. And most of those calories come from fat. Ounce for ounce, cashews and pecans and walnuts are loaded with more calories than many of the processed foods being blamed for the surge in obesity. In the conventional wisdom, a dieter’s best friends are watery foods like celery and carrot sticks.

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Day-After-Thanksgiving Recipe from Wylie Dufresne: Turkey Hash — VIDEO

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Looking for a way to make your Thanksgiving leftovers into a delicious day-after brunch dish? Wylie Dusfresne, the owner of NYC restaurant WD-50, veers from the molecular gastronomy he usually pushes to offer up a basic recipe for turkey hash.

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Your Breakfast Mancakes are Ready: VIDEO

Pancake

Your breakfast mancakes are ready, AT LAST. Don't get too sticky now.

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38 Sweet Facts About Candy: VIDEO

Candy

Be better informed for your trick-or-treaters this Halloween.

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Introducing Bowl O'Beard Ramen: VIDEO

Bowlobeard

Alternately hilarious and horrifying, but mostly horrifying.

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Food Pronunciation with a Flirtatious Shirtless Dude: VIDEO

Proscuttio

Hey babe, you want to stay in tonight and work on our pronunciation of prosciutto?

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