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Founded in Hawaii in 1851, Dole Food Company, Inc., with 2010 revenues of $6.9 billion, is the world's largest producer and marketer of high-quality fresh fruit and fresh vegetables. Dole markets a growing line of packaged and frozen foods, and is a produce industry leader in nutrition education and research. The Company does business in more than 90 countries and employs, on average, 36,000 full-time, regular employees and 23,000 full-time seasonal or temporary employees, worldwide.
May 17, 2004 BY Dole Nutrition Institute

Heavy Exercise Dulls Sweet Tooth

May 17, 2004

Here’s another reason to pour it on to take it off. Not only does vigorous exercise burn more calories, it may alter your taste preferences post-workout. Japanese researchers believe working up a sweat may decrease the appetite for sweets. Animal studies suggest the increased endorphin levels caused by heavy exercise may be responsible.