Low Fat

Lunch Recipes

Stir-fry green beans

Vegetables are naturally low in fat. Choosing to eat vegetables for both lunch and dinner paired with a lean protein such as grilled chicken, tofu...(more)

Sauté Kale

Kale is very high in vitamins, minerals, fiber, low in calories and has zero fat. This sauté kale recipe is extremely simple and easy. You...(more)

Bean and Corn Salad

Legumes are naturally low in fat. They are also rich in fiber, especially soluble fiber, which naturally lowers cholesterol. Besides being mineral and vitamin rich...(more)

Counting Calories

Get the Scale to Move...Down

Losing weight is difficult. With over half of the population trying to lose weight at any given time, these suggestions may help you finally see results....(more)

Breakfast on the Run: Calories in Bagels and Other Breakfast Breads

Having a briefcase breakfast this morning? Zipping through the drive through to pick up a quick bagel and coffee? What you stuff into that lunch bag or grab from the pickup window might have more calories than you realize. Even if you eat a small bagel, calories can add up when you smear on cream cheese and strawberry jam. Know where you're likely to take in half your day's calorie budget for breakfast, and you can avoid overdoing things and still enjoy great breakfast breads....(more)

Breakfast on the Run: Calorie Counts for McDonald's Parfait and Other Items

Some say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Some people just don't have time every morning to sit down for it. In the hustle and bustle of today's busy world, more and more people are opting for breakfasts-to-go, and major fast food chains such as McDonald's offer quick and convenient solutions for satisfying your morning hunger. You may be one of those people, but when was the last time you actually looked at what you were eating? Even the healthiest-looking fast food breakfasts come with hidden calorie counts....(more)

Fat Grams

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)

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