For years, partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), also known as trans fats, have been allowed to lurk in the American food industry despite health concerns that they raise the risk of heart disease and stroke. Luckily, healthier alternatives are in the works. Food manufacturers started working on other oil options...
 


Food manufacturers have many different sweetener choices: sweeteners that contain calories like sugar, high fructose corn syrup, and honey, and sweeteners that are very low in calories like sucralose (Splenda), aspartame( Equal, NutraSweet), and stevia. Allulose is one of the newer low-calorie sweeteners. Allulose, also known as psicose or D-psicose, is found in very small ... Allulose
 
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Americans consume only about half as much fiber as recommended. The average intake is a mere 16 grams daily, yet experts tell us that men and women should aim for 38 and 25 grams per day respectively. Getting the right amount – and the right types – of fiber...
 
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I got to visit a Farmer's Market over the weekend. They had a huge array of tropical fruits, local grown seasonal produce, fresh herbs, sunflowers and more!
 

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When it comes to produce, you really can’t go wrong with more veggies.  Rich in fiber, beta-carotene, potassium, vitamin C and phytochemicals, vegetables are great, and a high vegetable intake has been associated with lower rates of heart disease and certain cancers. It may also help with “waist control,” since most are so low in ... Frozen Vegetables: Tips and Tricks