The story seemed to pop up then fade in less than a day, which was warp speed even in today’s social-media-driven news cycles.

Many people kick off fall by enjoying a pumpkin spice food item or beverage and many of those contain extra calories, fat and added sugar.

It’s football season. For many, Friday nights and Saturday afternoons are spent cheering on favorite teams – either sitting on the bleachers or on the couch in front of the television.

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