Food texture affects calorie perception and portion control

Food texture affects calorie perception and portion control

TAMPA, Fla., April 15 (UPI) -- According to a new study, consumers perceive harder or more rough-textured foods to have fewer calories.
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Organic milk has beneficial fatty acid balance

Organic milk has beneficial fatty acid balance

Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Organic milk has significantly healthier balance of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids acids than regular milk, study finds.
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Guinea worm close to eradication

ATLANTA, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. health officials say they are close to eradicating a rare tropical disease called Guinea worm, and may eliminate it from the planet by 2015.

Coroner: Husband killed dog, wife, self

SMITHTON, Ill., March 8 (UPI) -- An Illinois couple probably died in a murder-suicide several days before their bodies were found along with that of their dog, a coroner says.

U.S. Mint releases new Lincoln penny

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. Mint says it has issued the fourth 2009 Lincoln Bicentennial One-Cent Coin in honor of Abraham Lincoln, the nation's 16th president.

Ohio crime wave undone by 'Disney on Ice'

CLEVELAND, March 25 (UPI) -- A group of burglary suspects accused of robbing 145 Ohio homes are in custody after being traced to stolen tickets for "Disney on Ice: Princess Wishes." After terrorizing homeowners throughout Northeast Ohio since October 2003, the trio of suspects was ar

For those with braces, avoid tricky treats

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A U.S. orthodontist says Halloween tends to be one of busiest times of the year at orthodontists' offices because patients take liberties with treats.

Clorox names former Coke exec as new CEO

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- California's Clorox Co. has hired Donald R. Knauss, formerly president of Coca-Cola North America, as its chairman and chief executive.

Coca-Cola gets new executive

ATLANTA, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Atlanta's Coca-Cola Co. said Wednesday that J. Alexander M. Douglas Jr. has been named as president of Coca-Cola North America.

FBI recovers stolen art

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The FBI has recovered 21 paintings, including works by Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse, stolen from a Missouri storage facility in 2002.

Future of New Orleans hospitals unknown

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- When, how and even if hospitals will reopen in New Orleans is being debated as the damage from Hurricane Katrina is assessed.

Two men plead guilty in art theft

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Two former employees of an art shipping company pleaded guilty in St. Louis to stealing $4 million worth of paintings and other art works.

Denver police officers ambushed, one dead

DENVER, May 9 (UPI) -- Denver police searched Monday for a gunman who killed one off-duty police officer and wounded a second in a weekend ambush. Detective Donald R. Young was shot three times early Sunday while working security at a party, the Denver Post reported.

Tennessee rapper pleads guilty in killing

LEBANON, Tenn., July 23 (UPI) -- A Tennessee rapper charged with killing a rival pleaded guilty to a lesser charge because he feared he would lose a jury trial, it was reported Friday.
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