Lipids, also known as fats, make up one group of essential macronutrients. With all the contradictory information available today, the truth on fats can be difficult to discern. Though we need fat in our diets, too much can be detrimental to our health. When we consume a diet high in fats, we increase our risk of obesity, heart disease, and cancer. A moderate intake of fat can... Read More
No one wants to eat tasteless food in an effort to trim the fat from their diet. Eating healthier doesn't mean you have to skimp on flavor or the enjoyment of food. There are ways that you can trim the fat with these healthy (and delicious) food tips.
1. Light Cooking Methods
The cooking methods that you use can make a big difference in trimming the fat... Read More
Fats have gotten a bad rap over the years. However, all fats are not creative equal. There are good fats and bad fats. The first step is identifying which fats are which. Saturated fats kick up total blood cholesterol, along with the LDL or bad cholesterol. These are found in animal products like meat, dairy and eggs, and trans fats found in processed foods such as fries, chips,... Read More