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Put Down the Pizza: 5 Foods High in Trans Fat

Trans fat is a solid fat often manufactured from vegetable oils during a process called hydrogenation that raises unhealthy low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in your blood and ...

Burn the Midnight Oil, Not the Stuff You Cook With

Oils are essential to our well-being and are utilized by our bodies in a variety of ways. Oils are defined as fats that are liquid at ...

5 Fat-Loss Myths You'd be Foolish to Believe

We've become a duped nation. We'll believe anything that we read in a magazine or on a trendy website, without ever doing research. Fitness and fat-loss ...

How Exercise Can Permanently Alter the Behavior of Fat

Two recent studies, one performed on mice and the other on humans, found that regular exercise can train dangerous fat into more metabolically beneficial good fat....

Can Brown Fat Make You Thin?

Strange as it may sound, fat could hold the secret to weight management--brown fat, that is. That's why scientists funded by the NIH are exploring the ...

Why Are Trans Fats So Bad, Anyway?

Fat is fat, right? Well, not exactly--the truth is that not all fats are created equal. Far from it, certain fats lead to nasty diseases that ...

Why You Should Eat Fat to Lose Weight

You're trying to drop a few pounds, so you naturally skimp on fat and try to focus on lean eating. But taking such measures could actually ...

The Skinny on Fats

We know that it's just as important to pay attention to the type of fat in our diet as it is to monitor our total fat. ...

Which Cooking Oil is the Best One for You?

A plethora of scientific research has proven that when it comes to health we need to make sure we consume enough healthy fats. However, more important ...

Do Fat-Free Foods Help in Weight Loss?

Years ago, the fad was to eat a low in fat diet in order to lose weight. And many people are still under the impression that ...

Eating Light at Mexican Restaurants

Mexican food is spicy and flavorful, but it can be a diet downfall if you're not careful about what you order. Follow these tips to avoid ...

The 10 Easy Steps to Weight Loss

Over the last 20 years, food portions have increased dramatically. As the size of our plates have grown, so has the expectation that the larger amount of ...

Five Best-Kept Secrets to Include in Your Diet

You always hear about foods that you need to avoid or eliminate from your diet. What about foods that you should be eating, but may not ...

The Eight Powerhouse Foods You Should Be Eating

These 8 powerhouse foods are filled with nutrients that are very beneficial for your body. Consider adding these foods to your diet to assist in weight loss ...

Smart Substitutions: 5 'Staples' to Trade Out of Your Pantry

Any stop to the grocery store is made quicker and easier when you just have a few 'staples' to pick up. There are many things we ...

9 Tricks to Staying Healthy When Eating Out

Eating out can be a gamble especially for people who are watching their weight or managing certain health conditions. Many of the foods prepared outside of ...

Five Eating Habits You Should Break

Some of your daily habits may be hindering your health or weight loss goals. Little things you do throughout the day can either propel you forward ...

The 411 on Sushi

What exactly is sushi? What about sashimi? Sushi is often touted as being healthy, but not all options at your favorite fish establishment are created equal, ...

Smart Substitutions When Dining Out

Many foods offered at restaurants are not prepared in the same healthful way that you would make them at home. Heavy use of sugar, oil, butter, ...

Five Common Foods That Are Ruining Your Waistline

When I speak to clients, I frequently hear the words: "I thought that was good for you!" There are many foods that seem to be "healthy" ...

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