Nutrition Tips for Healthy Cooking

Nutrition Tips: Weight Loss

One pound of fat is equivalent to 3,500 calories, so you need to be realistic about how long it takes to lose fat. The best approach is a combination of consuming fewer calories while getting more exercise, we all know that. It takes a lot longer to burn off calories through exercise than it does […]

Nutrition Tips: Heart Healthy Diet

For patients newly diagnosed with heart ailments, there is more proof than ever of food’s role in treatment. A heart-healthy diet has been shown to be the most effective in terms of lowering cardiovascular risks. By eating plenty of fruits and vegetables – and lots of them – up to as much as 4 1/2 […]

Nutrition Tips: Diabetes

By 2020, 1 in 2 Americans could have diabetes. But there’s good news: what you eat can help prevent and manage diabetes. Eating well and moving more helps prevent the condition — even if your blood glucose level is already in what’s considered to be a “pre–diabetes” range. And if you have diabetes already, eating […]

Nutrition Tips: Vegetarian

If you’re eating a vegetarian diet, it’s important to make sure you’re getting enough nutrients and making healthy meat-free choices. Don’t load up on cheese. Instead, choose low-fat proteins such as rice, lentils or beans as a base for your meal. Drink calcium-fortified soy milk to cut down on cholesterol and fat, without scrimping on […]

Nutrition Tips: Gluten Free

The number of people with coeliac disease has increased four-fold over the past 50 years. Wheat varieties for bread products have also been grown with much higher levels of gluten to improve the baked goods. What could be healthier and more wholesome? The beauty of the gluten-free diet is that most fresh foods are also […]