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Counting Calories: 10 Common Myths Busted

Posted on 05/9/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthFor those trying to lose weight, counting calories is making a comeback. Until recently, dieting Americans have been urged to eat less — or more — of a certain type of food like carbs, fat, protein or fiber, rather than pay attention to those pesky numbers. But this year, chain restaurants, bakeries, grocery stores, convenience stores, coffee chains and vending machines will be required under the health care law to post the amount of calories in each item on menus. …