After years of vilifying healthy fats, new research shows that foods naturally high in fat are a great part of our diet! Time to ditch low-fat foods
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According to a new study, following a low fat ‘McDougall-style’ plant-based diet markedly reduces the debilitating fatigue often associated with multiple sclerosis.
Today Burger King introduced new low-calorie, low-fat french fries called ‘Satisfries’ in an attempt to make a ‘healthy’ side dish. But even a healthier fast food french fry is still unhealthy.
I don’t usually pay much attention to oil use, or fat-free-ness: when my kitchen plans hum along normally, I find that a whole-food plant-based diet sort of naturally works out for me health-and-weight-wise, without oil restriction needed. But during a major household move, my eating habits have been a bit (vegan-)junky lately; and some of my family members are working towards weight loss goals. So I tinkered up this oil substitute, with an eye towards trimming the fat and calories from our daily bread. If you’re trying to cut down on added fats and oils in your cooking, check it out!
We know that low fat diet meals aren’t the health food they claim to be, but just in case you needed another reason to get those processed foods out of your freezer, Lean Cuisine issued a recall after a customer found a piece of hard plastic in her spaghetti and meatballs.
A low fat diet alone is not a healthy one, and randomized studies show that low fat doesn’t even correlate to weight loss.
Appetite for Reduction: 125 Fast and Filling Low-Fat Vegan Recipes is the latest vegan cookbook from Isa Chandra Moskowitz. The recipes are nearly all under 400 calories and many are under 200, while still being filling and nutritious. I recommend this cookbook for anyone, vegan or not. Try the OMG Oven-Baked Onion Rings and Quinoa, White Bean, and Kale Stew (recipes at the end of this review) and see what you think.
If you know someone who’s serious about cereal, this is the holiday gift for them!
I don’t know about you guys, but since learning that canned tomatoes contain BPA, I haven’t been buying them. It’s sort of put a crimp in my cooking, since tossing in a can of tomatoes was such a nice way to add flavor and nutrition to soups, stews, and sauces. Luckily, the folks at Pomi […]
Bringing Back Butterscotch in a Healthy, Organic, Low Calorie Pudding (that’s vegetarian and gluten-free, too!)
One of the toughest parts of the holidays is indulging in rich, high calorie desserts. And you’ll be hard pressed to find a bakery with organic goodies on display. But the most difficult, for me, is baking at home where the temptation to voraciously consume an entire bowl of gooey batter is too much to resist […]