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This Peanut Butter Brand Issued a Recall

Science says this diet doesn't work. Plus, a weight-loss trick that may work for you, and a food recall you need to know about.

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This Peanut Butter Brand Issued a Recall

Science says this diet doesn't work. Plus, a weight-loss trick that may work for you, and a food recall you need to know about.

SCIENCE DAILY: Low-fat Diet Not Most Effective in Long-term Weight Loss

“Researchers conducted a comprehensive review of the data generated from randomized clinical trials that explored the efficacy of a low-fat diet and found that low-fat interventions were no more successful than higher-fat interventions in achieving and maintaining weight loss for periods longer than one year.” Read full story.

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REUTERS: Spooked By Sugar, Americans Search For Healthier Halloween Treats

"The so-called war on sugar has a new battleground: Halloween. Some Americans are so spooked about the harmful effects of sugar they are finding healthier ways to indulge during the holiday, without disappointing children by handing out apples." Read full story.

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REUTERS: Hormel Foods Issues Limited U.S. Recall For Skippy Peanut Butter

"Hormel Foods Corp said on Thursday that it was voluntarily recalling a limited number of jars of its Skippy peanut butter in seven U.S. states because they might contain small pieces of metal shavings." Read full story.

Skippy Reduced Fat makes our list of the Worst Nut Butters. Eat these instead: The 16 Best Nut Butters for Weight Loss.

SCIENCE DAILY: Count Your Bites, Count Down The Pounds

"People who counted bites over a month's time lost roughly four pounds — just about what the CDC recommends for 'healthy' weight loss — reports new research. Those in the pilot test counted the number of bites they took each day and then committed to taking 20 to 30 percent less bites over the next four weeks. Participants who stuck with the task saw results despite changing nothing else about their routine." Read full story.