HUFFINGTON POST: Stress Can Cancel Out The Benefits Of 'Healthy' Fat
"A new study suggests that when you consume a high calorie and high fat diet while stressed, you can also cause your body to burn fewer calories. The team of Ohio State researchers found that when women ate a high calorie breakfast loaded with ‘healthy’ fat after a stressful event, their bodies not only burned fewer calories, they also showed raised levels of harmful health indicators in their blood ― just the same as if they had eaten the meal with ‘bad’ fat." Read full story.
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USA TODAY: Cosi Restaurant Chain Files for Bankruptcy
"Fast-casual restaurant chain Cosi Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Wednesday in federal court in Massachusetts following steep losses and a dispute over a collateral agreement. The chain said it had already closed 29 of its 74 company-owned locations, cutting 450 jobs in recent days. Its 31 franchised restaurants will remain open." Read full story.
FRIENDS OF THE EARTH: Olive Garden, Darden Restaurants Under Investor Pressure to Ditch Routine Antibiotics
"Darden Restaurants, the nation’s largest restaurant company and owner of Olive Garden, is facing pressure from investors today at its annual shareholder meeting to eliminate the routine use of antibiotics in its supply chain, a practice that can fuel the spread of drug resistant bacteria" Read full story.