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Does A Chocolate Habit Help Keep You Lean?

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Beef on display at a new Wal-Mart store in Chicago. The retailer announced it will offer consumers meat that does not contain lean finely textured beef. John Gress/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Chances Are 'Pink Slime' Is In Grocery Store Beef, Too

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it will give schools alternatives to ground beef made with what critics have called "pink slime." mcnsonbrg@yahoo.com/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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USDA To Give Schools More Ground Beef Choices After Outcry Over 'Pink Slime'

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Death By Bacon? Study Finds Eating Meat Is Risky

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Research from Penn State finds heavily spiced meals — think chicken curry with lots of turmeric, or desserts rich in cinnamon and cloves — may do the heart good. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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To Cut The Risk Of A High-Fat Meal, Add Spice

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Coca-Cola says the caramel coloring in its signature soda has always been safe. OmerSukruGoksu/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Coca-Cola Modifies Caramel Color To Avoid Cancer Warning Label

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Research suggests that most of us don't or can't taste the subtleties of fine wines. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Most Of Us Just Can't Taste The Nuances In High-Priced Wines

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The Know Your Farmer interactive map shows USDA-supported projects and programs related to local and regional food systems for the years 2009-2011. USDA hide caption

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If that Hershey's Kiss is your last, researchers say it's likely to taste better. John Rose/NPR hide caption

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Why The Best Chocolate Is The One You Eat Last

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A shopper walks down an aisle in a newly opened Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market in Chicago. Jim Young/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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