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Butter vs. Olive Oil

Butter vs. Olive Oil

Where do you fall in the great butter versus olive oil debate? Many butter enthusiasts consider themselves purists who wouldn’t dare compromise flavor just to cut down on saturated fat while olive ...

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Cooking Fats 101: Upgrade Your Sauté Game

Cooking Fats 101: Upgrade Your Sauté Game

Long gone are the days of inhaling Snackwells cookies as you pine away for a slice of real Devil's food cake. Fat-free cottage cheese? See ya never. And margarine... just no. In today's culinary—an...

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6 'Healthy' Foods You Should Avoid At All Costs

6 'Healthy' Foods You Should Avoid At All Costs

Recently, Oprah announced she was claiming a stake in the dieting behemoth Weight Watchers. A serial dieter—can anyone forget the time the TV host wheeled out 67 pounds of fat on a little red wagon...

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Sugar, Salt, and Fat: Why We Just Can't Quit Junk Food

Sugar, Salt, and Fat: Why We Just Can't Quit Junk Food

Did you know that Coca Cola calls its most loyal fan base "heavy users?" If this somewhat derogatory term evokes images of kids strung out on sugar chugging a can of Coke, that exact scenario is ju...

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BMI Backlash: What the Numbers Don't Tell You

BMI Backlash: What the Numbers Don't Tell You

In September 2015, Air India grounded 130 of its flight attendants. Permanently. It wasn't because they showed up late to work, didn't fulfill education requirements, or even performed poorly. Nope...

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Ingredient of the Week: Move Over, Butter—Lard is Our New Favorite Fat

Ingredient of the Week: Move Over, Butter—Lard is Our New Favorite Fat

Haven't heard? Butter is back. Grass-fed, organic, GMO-free, it's the newest health food for some now that saturated fats have been vindicated.

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Eat Fat to Burn Fat: 5 Surprising Foods to Help You Shed Pounds

Eat Fat to Burn Fat: 5 Surprising Foods to Help You Shed Pounds

In 1977, United States public health officials recommended that citizens adopt a low-fat diet for optimal health. The very next year, the obesity epidemic that still plagues the U.S. was officially...

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For Obese Americans, Food May Actually Be Addictive

For Obese Americans, Food May Actually Be Addictive

“I’m addicted to these Cheetos,” exclaims the guy in the next cube. “These things are like crack to me!”

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6 Food Swaps to Make ASAP for Healthier Eating

6 Food Swaps to Make ASAP for Healthier Eating

The secret to a healthier diet? It's all in the details. No need to surrender a love for everything deep fried. Have your fried chicken and eat it, too. Just ditch the canola oil.

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How to Kick Your Sugar Habit In Just 3 Days

How to Kick Your Sugar Habit In Just 3 Days

Mmm...donuts. When it comes to sugar, Homer Simpson is the everyman. His drooling reaction to donuts might as well be any of us at the grocery store, staring at racks of cupcakes, candies, and soda...

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5 Things You Should Know About The Paleo Diet

5 Things You Should Know About The Paleo Diet

The Paleo diet has exploded in popularity. Between the thousands of paleo blogs, books, podcasts, and celebrities, and coverage in traditional media, it’s everywhere.

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Nutrition Labels Decoded: What Those Numbers Really Mean

Nutrition Labels Decoded: What Those Numbers Really Mean

Let's face it: Grocery shopping can be a drag. Most of us want to get in and out of a crowded supermarket as quickly as possible, and checking nutrition labels are we're tossing things into the car...

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