Low Fat

Types of Fats

Trans Fat: The Deadliest Fat in Your Diet.

Whether you are on a low-fat diet or any other type of diet, trans fat consumption should be as low as possible. Saturated fat consumption...(more)

Taking Fish Oil

If you are on a low-fat diet is it very important to choose the highest level of fats to nourish your body. Avoid refined and...(more)

Coconut Oil. The Truth About This Saturated Oil

Coconut oil is an edible oil extracted from the kernel or meat of matured coconuts harvested from the coconut palm. It is highly saturated and...(more)

Exercise

Can Exercise Help me Lose Fat?

Exercise can contribute to the loss of weight. Incorporating exercise into your lifestyle increases metabolic rate and hormonal balance. When you are following a well balanced diet, exercise will decrease fat stored in your body. There are different strategies you can adopt to help you maximize your workout and become more efficient at burning fat. Here are some strategies that can help you maximize the benefits of physical activity....(more)

Healthy Food Ideas for Football Tailgate Parties

Football season means great gatherings of friends, entertainment and finger foods. Unfortunately, traditional tailgating fare is usually not at all friendly to your waistline. Keep the flavor in your tailgate by preparing some of these healthy football foods for your friends and family....(more)

Grocery Shopping

Salad Dressing: Low Fat or Fat-Free?

The options are limitless when it comes to condiments and the vast array of salad dressings available on grocery stores shelves is proof of that. Why should you, or shouldn't you, choose a fat-free salad dressing? It's a question many people don't know enough about to answer best....(more)

Naturally Fat-Free Condiments

Reducing fat in the diet does not require cutting out flavor. In fact, many popular, commonly used condiments are naturally fat-free....(more)

Eating Healthy: Popular Brands of Low-sodium Chips

High sodium causes increased blood pressure, risk of heart failure and more health problems. The recommended average sodium intake is 1500 mg, yet a small bag of regular potato chips contains up to 200 mg alone. Record your total sodium intake for a few days by looking at the nutrition labels on your food. Most people in America consume too much sodium daily, and do not even realize it. Watch your sodium intake, and switch to some of these low-sodium chips....(more)

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