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Food device knows whether that avocado is ripe

Shine on a light on that fast food burger and the SCiO will send calorie, protein and even ingredient information to a smartphone.

Friday - 06/13/2014, 03:47pm EDT

Tags: food, Mary Beth Albright, dieting, SCiO


Halloween candy calorie count: How long you'll have to walk per treat

Like kids, parents are tempted to dig-in, but even those small "fun-sized" candy bars can do damage to the waistline.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 09:36am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, Halloween, candy, American Institute for Cancer Research, Halloween candy, fun size bar

For young, Subway calories on par with McDonald's

Subway promotes itself as the healthy fast-food restaurant, but when young people do the ordering, their Subway meal might not be much healthier than McDonald's.

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 05:39am EDT

Tags: Dick Uliano, Subway, mcdonalds,

Calorie counts coming to all D.C. government drink machines

All D.C. municipal buildings have been ordered to take part in a program where soda machines will be labeled with calorie counts.

Friday - 05/17/2013, 12:31pm EDT

Tags: soda, D.C. Council, Vincent Gray

How to enjoy Halloween sweets, without the calorie regret

Halloween candy is everywhere, from homes to offices to even the gym. But how can people enjoy it without ruining their diets?

Tuesday - 10/23/2012, 07:05am EDT

Tags: Halloween, candy, veronica robinson

Some salads have Whopper-like calories

Some salads on restaurant menus today have more calories than a Whopper.

Thursday - 09/27/2012, 04:13am EDT

Tags: megan gygax, david burd, fast food, dining, eat this, not that

WTOP saves your waistline when you dine out

Dining out often can take a bite out of your wallet and pack on the pounds.

Thursday - 02/23/2012, 04:36am EST

Tags: diet, nathan hager, restaurant