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Wild Claims

Wild Claims
Do wild claims about foods made on marketing websites annoy you?  Here’s an example that disturbed me.  http://www.smoothiehealthyrecipes.com/healthy-smoothie-recipes/weight-loss-smoothie-recipes/almond-butter-smoothie-for-weight-loss/ It’s a smoothie “for weight loss”.  It's probably ultra yummy, but would it be effective?  Let’s look at the ingredients: One cup of coconut milk: 445 calories, 48 grams of fat, 43 grams of which is saturated fat ¼ cup almond butter:       384 calories, 35 grams of fat. One banana:                    &nb...
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