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Your Day in Health: March 31

Announcing Chipotle's new burger chain...

News

Your Day in Health: March 31

Announcing Chipotle's new burger chain...

WSJ: Chipotle Developing Burger Chain

"Taco and burrito maker Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is developing a new burger chain called Better Burger. The move comes as the company struggles to recover from a food-safety crisis that has severely dented sales. Chipotle filed a trademark application for the term “Better Burger,” earlier this month, according to U.S. Patent and Trademark Office records. A Chipotle spokesman said on Wednesday that the burger effort was in the works before last July, when a wave of disease outbreaks hit the restaurant chain." Read full story.

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NY POST: Padma Lakshmi’s Dieting Secret: ‘Cranberry Drano’

"When I’m done filming “Top Chef,” I regain control over what I eat. I follow a food detox for 10 to 12 weeks until I’ve gotten down to my preferred 27-inch waist, compared to 29 or 30 inches when we’re filming. On this program, I give up a lot — no wheat, no red meat, no sugar, no dairy except for nonfat yogurt or cottage cheese, no fried foods and no alcohol…" Read full story.

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WEB MD: Beans, Chickpeas May Help With Weight Loss

"Beans, chickpeas, peas, lentils: Humble foods that may pack a punch for weight loss, Canadian researchers report. A new analysis of data from 21 clinical trials on these foods — collectively known as "pulses" — finds that they can help dieters feel full, and shed unwanted pounds." Read full story.

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