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Most people eat until they feel satisfied or full, and this is why portion control alone will not work for weight loss. To lose weight without chronic hunger, you need to choose the right foods, which are those low in calorie density. What is “calorie density”? Calorie density is...
 
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What is homocysteine? Homocysteine is made from methionine, which is found in large amounts in all animal proteins. Why should I lower it? Too much homocysteine in the blood has been shown to raise the risk of coronary heart dis- ease, stroke and peripheral vascular disease. Several studies have...
 
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1. Lighten ingredients in your desserts. Use Splenda brand sweetener in place of all or part of the sugar. Splenda is a non-nutritive sweetener that measures just like sugar. Splenda works great in pie fillings, puddings, cranberries, etc. Splenda is not recommended for crisp cookies or cakes where sugar is needed for structure. Save 652 ... 6 Easy Ways to Lower Calories on Your Holiday Dessert Table
 
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If you look at the graph below you will see that a higher fiber diet was found to help lower the risk for overweight and obesity in women in a recent study. Sounds fair enough - but most people only eat about half of the fiber they should. Here...
 
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Instead of -- Portion -- Saturated fat (g) --  -- Use: -- Saturated fat (g) Dairy Butter* -- 1 Tbsp -- 7.5 --  -- Vegetable oil, broth  -- 0.0 Cream -- 2 Tbsp -- 7.0 --  -- Evaporated skim milk, fat-free half & half -- 0.0 Cream cheese -- 2 Tbsp -- 6.5 --  -- Light cream cheese -- 3.5 Eggnog -- 1/2 cup -- 5.5 -- Fat-free eggnog -- 0.0 Half and half -- 2 Tbsp -- 2.0 --  -- Fat-free half ... You are unauthorized to view this page. Login if you are a paid...