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Keep It Lean: How to Cook Meat and Fish


Keep It Lean: How to Cook Meat and Fish

You've got your meat or fish and you're ready to cook a healthy meal. Do you know which cooking techniques will maximize flavor and minimize fat?


Buying skinless chicken breasts to cut back on fat makes sense; breading and deep-frying the...

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PREPPING FOOD FOR A WEEK

I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fast. I have had many levels of success and failure over the years. However, now I believe that I have a grasp on what I need to do to be successful. I have a compu...

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optomistic all the time

keep your attitude positive ... be optimistic ... always keep smiling and laughing... be friendly even when you don't feel that way... loses weight and keep your strength work out with others never allow depression to take over never let depression eat few fat and carbs eat lots of protein use probi...

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Healthy Recipes With Whole Grains

Healthy Recipes With Whole Grains

There's a whole heap of reasons that whole grains are good for you. Here's how to get more of them into your healthy recipes.

Whole grains are an important part of any healthful diet. A diet that contains plenty of whole grains can help reduce your ris...

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10 Expert Tips for Making Healthier Sauces and Dressings

10 Expert Tips for Making Healthier Sauces and Dressings

Toss the store-bought bottles and top your foods with homemade versions of your favorite sauces and dressings instead.

Flavorful salad dressings and sauces can bring healthy meals to a whole new level — they make vegetables, lean...

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Substitute Healthy Ingredients when Baking for Less Calories and Greater Nutritional Value (Part 2)

I enjoy baking, and am always on the lookout for new dessert recipes – cakes, cookies, squares, you name it. But when it comes to home-made desserts, I frequently overeat and wind up packing on the pounds with all those extra calories. Recently I’ve begun reading about making healthy ingredient su...

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Top 5 Healthy Grilling Recipes

Top 5 Healthy Grilling Recipes
Summer grilling doesn't have to mean calorie-laden outdoor feasts. Try these five delicious — and healthy - grilling recipes. You can even grill dessert!


Plank-Grilled Sweet Soy Salmon

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 17 mins
Rest Time: 2 h
T...

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Choose the Right Cooking Oils

Choose the Right Cooking Oils — for Great Taste and Nutrition

Before you reach for that stick of butter when sautéing veggies, consider a healthier alternative. Cooking oil, a tasty addition to many dishes, can be healthier than butter and other solid fats and add flavor. With so many vegetab...

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Substitute Healthy Ingredients when Baking for Less Calories and Greater Nutritional Value

I enjoy baking, and am always on the lookout for new dessert recipes – cakes, cookies, squares, you name it. But when it comes to home-made desserts, I frequently overeat and wind up packing on the pounds with all those extra calories. Recently I’ve begun reading about making healthy ingredient su...

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Spice Up Your Cooking With Herbs

Spice Up Your Cooking With Herbs

No one wants to eat bland food, but ladling on sauces and gravies just adds excess fat and calories to your diet. Fortunately, calorie-free herbs add flavor without all that extra baggage, and they’re easy to use.

Herbs are edible, fragrant plants that ...

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