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While eggs contain only 70 calories, have a good amount of folate, choline, zinc, iron, and pack a punch of 6 grams of protein per egg, they should only be consumed sparingly. Keep Reading


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Some of us love butter. We put it on a piece of toast, it is used to bring out flavor, and helps with keeping ingredients together in baking. Unfortunately, butter is a dairy product that is made from the fat content in milk. Keep Reading


Replacing Buttermilk in Your Diet

by Jackie on February 6, 2015

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Buttermilk is often used to tenderize meat, add moisture to baked goods, and to add creaminess to sauces and soups. The problem with buttermilk is that it contains 152 calories, and just over 8 grams of fat in one cup. Keep Reading


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Refined sugar is considered to be as addictive as a drug, and potentially as detrimental to your health. Long term over-eating of refined sugar can lead to substantial weight gain, and the possibility of diabetes. Keep Reading


Recently there have been quite a few studies that have come out and shown the possible benefits of drinking one glass of wine per day, but those who are serious about their weight loss know that alcohol can hinder your physical goals. Although alcohol can be a way to relax after a rough day, it carries it with a large amount of empty calories. Keep Reading


Most carbonated drinks are bad for your health. If you insist on taking these dangerous concoctions, you may reduce the quality of your life at best. Carbonated drinks are bad for both short term health and long term health. This is why a lot of sensible people have wondered if the members of regulatory agencies for foods and beverages have lost their marbles. Keep Reading


In the past, the advice was very simple; do not eat nuts when trying to lose weight. Today, there are conflicting thoughts about whether to add nuts to a calorie-restricted food plan or to use them in a limited way for snacking. Nuts do contain good fats that are monounsaturated fats. These are the proven fats for helping with our health. Keep Reading

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What Is The Best Molasses Substitute?

by Adam on September 18, 2012

Molasses, whether it is pomegranate molasses, sorghum molasses or blackstrap molasses, is a healthy substitute to sugar. Believe it or not, molasses is a staple diet in America. Pilgrims brought molasses in the country when they first visited the continent centuries ago.

Some people find molasses too sour. Others find it too sweet. Meanwhile, there are those who think molasses is too rich or sugary. However different people’s opinions are, the fact is that molasses is difficult to acquire thus the need to find a good molasses substitute.

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Best Tasting Salt Substitutes

by Adam on September 11, 2012

Sodium chloride, or salt, is linked to heart disease, hypertension and other heart-related issues. A 2010 study in the New England Journal of Medicine revealed that if people reduced their intake of salt by 3 grams each day, they could greatly reduce their risk of developing heart disease. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimated that 44,000 lives could be saved each year, if people reduced salt consumption and used heart smart herbs and spices as a replacement. Keep Reading


Staying healthy in today’s world is more challenging than ever before. While television and magazines present countless images of celebrities and athletes with amazing, almost superhuman bodies, the reality for most people involves expanding waistlines and low energy levels. There is such a wide gulf between the average body type in today’s society and those that are presented by the media that many people simply give up on trying to live healthy lives, thinking that they will never achieve the levels of fitness attained by the world’s richest and most famous people. Keep Reading