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Vegetarian Substitutes for Fish

While vegetarians have a variety of options to choose from to replace chicken, pork and beef, finding an alternative for fish that has a palatable taste ...

How To Gain Weight For The Naturally Thin

While many Americans are trying to shed pounds, some people who are naturally thin strive to gain weight. Though weight gain may seem like an easy ...

Common Vegan Diet Deficiencies & Prevention Tips

According to a Harris Interactive study, about 8 million people in the United States identify themselves as following a vegan diet: a diet that is based on ...

Goat Milk vs. Cow Milk

Whether you choose cow or goat milk is often a matter of preference, because these two milks are similar in nutrition content and both may provide ...

Food Safety: How Long Can You Leave Food in the Fridge?

The amount of time you can leave food in the fridge depends on the food -- and the food's expiration date. Some foods can be left ...

Food Myths Debunked: You Should Always Remove Chicken Skin Before Eating

While removing the skin of your chicken before eating it may have some advantages, it isn't always necessary. Eating chicken skin does add extra calories to ...

Food Myths Debunked: All Saturated Fats Raise Blood Cholesterol

Saturated fats, they have been seen as the number one culprit for raising blood cholesterol for so long that few have dared to question this theory.

Good Carbohydrates vs. Bad Carbohydrates: How to Tell the Difference

Various low carbohydrates diets have been popular since the 1970s, yet medical facilities like the Mayo Clinic state that certain carbohydrates are essential to a healthy ...

Food Myths Debunked: If You Eat After 8 P.M. You Will Gain Weight

Eating after 8 p.m. doesn't mean you'll gain weight. Your total calorie intake and expenditure matter most when it comes to healthy weight management. However, limiting ...

Frozen Fish Sticks: Are They a Smart Snack Choice?

Pros and cons exist for choosing frozen fish sticks as a snack. Fish and seafood do contain a variety of essential nutrients. However, many types of ...

Food Myths Debunked: Honey Is Better Than White Sugar Because It Is Natural

It's no secret that white sugar is a food you should consume sparingly, but is honey a healthier sweet option? Honey may be less refined and ...

Healthy Breakfast: Bacon vs. Sausage

While bacon and sausage are both a source of protein (a key component of any healthy breakfast), these two foods are generally not considered healthy. However, ...

Food Myths Debunked: Adding Salt to Boiling Water Adds Sodium to the Food

There are very few ingredients in your pantry that will serve the myriad of functions that salt fulfills. Typically, we use salt to enhance the flavors ...

Food Myths: Added Sugar Is Always Bad for You

Sugar has a bad reputation in the dieting world because an excess of sucrose can lead to many health problems, including diabetes, dental decay and hyperglycemia.

Healthy Late Night Snacks

Imagine you're surfing through your favorite late night talk shows when the unmistakable rumble of a hungry stomach fills the room. There are many reasons why ...

Fact or Fiction: Breakfast Is the Most Important Meal of the Day

Breakfast has long been considered the most important meal of the day, and recent research has reaffirmed its nutritional benefits. Evidence from various types of research ...

Do Probiotics Offer an Immune System Boost?

What are Probiotics? Probiotics are functional components of food that are active cultures that help promote healthy bacteria growth in the intestine by either changing or ...

Does Dried Fruit Count Toward Your 5-A-Day?

Getting plenty of fruits and veggies in your diet helps reduce your chronic diseases risks and aids in healthy weight management. If you're eating 2,200 - 2,400 calories ...

Canned vs. Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits and vegetables are an essential component to a healthy diet. They provide many necessary vitamins and minerals, fiber, and other substances that are important for ...

Cooking Frozen Fish: 4 Tips to Make It Fresh

Fish is a popular protein source because in addition to being relatively lower in calories, saturated fats and cholesterol, fish is high in health fats like ...

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