Milk is high in calcium and protein and a is a great source of vitamin D, but there are many who simply cannot have milk or don’t want it in their diet. In this brief post we mention several great healthy milk substitutes. Keep Reading
Butter contains saturated fat and a lot of calories. It can be an occasional treat, but if you are trying to lose weight or if you suffer from high cholesterol, try some of the many healthy substitutes: Keep Reading
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
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
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
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
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.