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New York City Bans Trans Fats! Hooray! by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 8:11pm A couple of weeks ago, I let loose on Dr. Thomas Frieden, New York City’s health commissioner because he appeared to be backing off from his proposal to ban artery-clogging trans fats from Big Apple restaurants. I’m pleased to report that my anger was misplaced, because the New York City Board of Health just voted unanimously to boot the stu ... Read on »
Hurrah to the American Diabetes Association for Applauding New York City's Proposal to Ban Trans Fats in Restaurants -- Join Us by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 8:12pm Hurrah to the American Diabetes Association! While on the ADA site looking for another press release, I found this wonderful announcement to the media in which the hard-working organization applauds New York City Health Department's proposal to eliminate artificial trans fats in all New York City restaurants and make calorie content for food ... Read on »
Word Spreads About New York City's Golden Opportunity to Ban Trans Fat and Oct. 30 Rally & Hearings by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 8:12pm Darn this is darnright exciting! Momentum has been gathering and word is spreading about what's happening here in New York City and about the upcoming public hearing and rally on Oct. 30, which I recently wrote about. For example, the media is becoming hip to the movement in the city that never sleeps about the move afoot to kick out thos ... Read on »
New York City Bans MostTrans Fats in Restaurants by Brett .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 1:02am New York City took the national lead and voted to ban the use of hydrogenated cooking fats in most restaurant food, The New York Times reports. The oils, also called trans fats, are largely created artificially and are believed to contribute to heart disease and possibly diabetes and obesity. Restaurateurs like the fats because they can sit ... Read on »
Is New York City Backtracking on Plans to Kick Trans Fat Out of Restaurants? by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 8:11pm Has New York's health commissioner Dr. Thomas R. Frieden caved to pressure from restaurant owners and food industry industry representatives in the Big Apple, who moaned that they needed more time to get trans fats off of their menus? Dr. Frieden, speaking at a breakfast sponsored by Crain's New York Business, said that the new regulations w ... Read on »
Sorry For the Delay, New York City, Our Delivery Guy Got Fat by NTrainers Posted Wed 22 Jun 2011 12:18am     The future of food delivery in Manhattan and Brooklyn has been glimpsed.   The prediction is, that New York's food delivery people are about to take up more space in your elevator.   Why, you ask? Two words. Electric bikes. No longer will the pizza delivery man, or the Chinese food guy   be pedaling feverishly 10-12 hours a day through ... Read on »
Safe and Effective Fat Transfer Breast Enhancement in New York City by Ryan Andrews Posted Tue 19 Feb 2013 8:44am Fat transfer breast augmentation is a natural and a novel way to increase the size of the breasts. This is also known as autologous fat transplantation or fat grafting. In this transfer procedure, excess fat is taken out from the love handles, buttocks, back, abdomen or thighs with the help of low pressure lipo. Then, the purified fat is injected ... Read on »
NYC Fast Food Chains Drop Trans Fat by Laura .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 05 Aug 2008 1:20pm Everybody clap! Fast food restaurants have been changing their recipes to adapt to New York City's trans fat ban. Supposedly, the chain restaurants have plans to do the same across the country. Following are some of the menu overhauls at major chains in New York City: Dunkin Donuts: Quit using partially hydrogenated oil months ago in fav ... Read on »
More of New York Banning Trans-Fat by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted Tue 24 Feb 2009 9:42pm This summer New York City put the clamps on trans-fat, banning it from the city and since then other parts of New York have followed suite. Suffolk County, Long Island banned trans-fat earlier this month, along with Nassau, Albany and Westchester counties. Local officials call it an important move that will help residents eat smarter and heal ... Read on »
Should the Government Ban McDonald’s? by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:02pm by Brett Blumenthal Yesterday (July 22), the Wall Street Journal published an article about how Jan Perry, a city-council member of Los Angeles, is spearheading legislation to ban new fast-food restaurants from opening in a 32-square-mile area of the city, including her own district.  Over the last couple of years, we have seen similar ... Read on »