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Pet food labels decoded

Pet food labels decoded

With hundreds of pet food products available, how do you decide what's best for your pet? It's smart to start with the label - but labels can be confusing if you don't know what to look for.

November 16, 2012 9:00 am
Fat Burrito

Fat Burrito

Fat Burrito owners David Huerta De Jesus, left, and Benjamin Paredes Rojas opened the Mexican restaurant in Crown Point.

August 28, 2012 12:48 pm
Fat Burrito

Fat Burrito

A ground beef burrito is shown at Fat Burrito. David Huerta De Jesus and Benjamin Paredes Rojas opened the Mexican restaurant in Crown Point.

August 28, 2012 12:48 pm
Mardi Gras celebration weighs heavy on many people's diets

Mardi Gras celebration weighs heavy on many people's diets

Emil and Elaine Mosca, of Schererville, check out the paczki Monday at Strack & Van Til's in Schererville. The deep-fried Polish pastry, a Fat Tuesday staple, weighs in at more than 300 calories and 11 grams of fat.

February 21, 2012 12:00 am
Mardi Gras celebration weighs heavy on many people's diets

Mardi Gras celebration weighs heavy on many people's diets

Paczki are on display Monday at Strack & Van Til's in Schererville. The doughy treat is stuffed with sweet filling — typically fruit varieties — before being fried and rolled in powdered sugar. The Polish delicacy, which dates to the Middle Ages, traditionally was made prior to Lent as a…

February 20, 2012 3:50 pm
One fat cat

One fat cat

Fat cat Prince Chunk, 44 pounds, was found roaming the streets of a New Jersey town in 2008 after his owner lost her home to foreclosure. Though adopted by a loving family, the heavyweight tabby died in his sleep in November. He was about 10 years old. Healthy indoor cats have average lifesp…

March 12, 2011 12:00 am
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