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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...(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...(more)

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The Fat-Soluble Vitamins

Learn what vitamins are fat soluble, what they do in the body, the food sources of fat soluble vitamins, and how much fat is needed for optimal health with regard to fat soluble vitamins. ...(more)

Healthy High-Fat Foods to Eat in Moderation

Mono and polyunsaturated fats are heart healthy fats that should comprise them majority of the fat consumed in a healthy, low fat diet. However, even healthy fats should be consumed in moderation due to their high caloric density....(more)

Are Vegetarian Diets Lower in Fat?

Vegetarianism is on the rise around the world. Vegetarian diets may, or may not, be lower in fat than the traditional omnivore diet of those who eat both plant and animal foods. It's important to understand what vegetarian foods, and in what portions, can be included in low fat vegetarian diets....(more)


Cooking Safely Using a Teflon Pan

Teflon cookware finds a place in almost every kitchen. For those who have actually used pans before the Teflon era, the non-stick variety seems miraculous. One has to fight the urge to fry a completely superfluous egg just to see it "float" on the pan. However, many people do not actually read the instructions that come along with the pan. This not only prevents you from deriving all the advantages of this unique material but also raises potential safety issues. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of your Teflon pan....(more)

Non-Stick Pans: Learn the Facts

The health community is full of concerns revolving around non-stick cookware and possible links to cancer, wondering if non-stick pans are safe. It is not the finished coating itself that has been linked to cancer, as many consumers worry. Instead, an intermediate chemical used in the manufacturing of non-stick coatings is the substance of concern. Perfluorooctanoic acid, also known as PFOA, is used to create fluoropolymers that give non-stick pans their non-stick properties. It is important to understand the advantages and disadvantages of this chemical, with regards to its use in non-stick coatings....(more)

Teflon Coated Pans: Find Out the Health Risks

Many consumers fear rumored health risks associated with Teflon-coated pans. Such risks include possible links to cancer. This is because of findings relating a certain chemical used in Teflon production to cancerous tumors and abnormalities in lab animals. As a consumer, it is important to understand the good news and bad news about health risks associated with Teflon-coated pans....(more)

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