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'Flat buns' TV ad has teachers fuming

So have you seen the latest Hardees TV ad? The marketing marvel apparently features an alluring young teacher shaking her money maker in front a class of students -- who are all rapping about the educator's "flat buns." According to Hardees, it was ...

Addiction of the Week: Tucker's Express Kitchen

Fast Food All Grown Up -- that's the slogan at my new lunchtime take-out obsession, Tucker's Express Kitchen. Now I assumed that such a well-designed and maintained concept in quick food would come from the US. But no. My Googling leads me to believe...

What's for dinner?

It's Friday, so it must be turkey chili night. I have about 5 dishes that I can whip up easily with few ingredients and it is those five I find myself preparing over and over. I like these dishes because they are easy and don't require a lot of plann...

McDonald's denies food to woman because of her lack of arms

Now, here's a story surprises the heck out of me, in more ways than one. First, the story is incredible in itself. Dawn Larson, a woman born with a genetic disorder which causes abnormalities in the hands, arms, and heart, is suing McDonald's for den...

Teens banned from McDonald's during lunch

In case you are wondering, it is okay to go to McDonald's and get a Quarter Pounder With Cheese. It is not okay to shut off the restaurant's water or shove pregnant women around. That's exactly what teenagers in Greeley, Colorado have done and it has...

Tips on how to hide those veggies

Over 75% of Americans are not getting their daily helpings of vegetables. Why? Well, most of us just plain don't like them. Some people have gone so far as to say that vegetables make them want to gag. And no wonder, with our penchant for drive thru ...

Fast food: shouldn't I be happy they don't clean their plates?

My son has been swallowed whole by the horrifying marketing programs of both sugar cereals and fast food restaurants. Currently at Burger King the give away with your Obesity Meal Fast Food Kid's Meal (which if indulged in too often will be a factor ...

Study: Number of overweight children will increase sharply

USA Today is reporting the results of a study which states that the number of overweight children is likely to increase sharply by the end of the decade.  According to the study, nearly half of children in the Americas will be overweight by 2010...

I'm not a food nazi ... am I?

My sister claims that I'm the Food Nazi when it comes to how I feed my kid.  She bases this opinion on the fact that I don't feed my kid junk food.  I suppose, on one hand, she's right:  while Alex loves pasta and cheese sauce as much ...

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