Joy of Cooking Cookbook Increases Calories Between Editions - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

1/23/09

Joy of Cooking Cookbook Increases Calories Between Editions

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And speaking of calories, do you know if you get your recipes from an old edition of the Joy of Cooking? You'll be less likely to gain weight than if you cook by the new edition.

The Department of Agriculture says that famous cookbook is an example of why Americans are eating richer foods today and putting on the pounds to prove it. It says the number of calories in the book's recipes has increased by a whopping 63 percent since it was first published in 1937. The difference is mostly due to a change of ingredients that include more sugar and more fat

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