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Duck Fat Makes Everything Taste Better! Here Are 9 Ways to Use It

Duck Fat Makes Everything Taste Better! Here Are 9 Ways to Use It

Gone are the days before refrigeration when foods needed to stay preserved for months at a time. Thank goodness, right? But that doesn’t mean modern cooks can’t take a cue from confit, a French cur...

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Good Fats vs. Bad Fats

Good Fats vs. Bad Fats

For more than three decades, we have been told that fat is the enemy—that it’s responsible for both rising rates of heart disease and expanding waistlines.

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Why Low-Fat Diets Aren't All They're Cracked Up to Be

Why Low-Fat Diets Aren't All They're Cracked Up to Be

We created the Health Hacks on a Budget video course series to make it as easy as possible for everyone to save time and money while living a healthy life. In this series, we share simple recipes, ...

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How Fats Help You Stay Lean, Plus 9 Other Need-to-Know Fat Facts

How Fats Help You Stay Lean, Plus 9 Other Need-to-Know Fat Facts

“Everyone seems to be talking about fat these days—I've heard that fat is somehow good now, and can help with weight loss and disease prevention. How can that be true, when for decades we all were ...

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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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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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Sugar, Salt and Fat: A Guide to Three Essential Nutrients [UPDATED]

Sugar, Salt and Fat: A Guide to Three Essential Nutrients [UPDATED]

The litany of foods to avoid can seem never ending: sugar, salt, fat, carbs, dairy, nuts, gluten, and on and on. Are they all really so bad for us? The truth is, they're not—not for all of us, anyway.

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The FDA Finally Takes Trans Fat Off the Menu

The FDA Finally Takes Trans Fat Off the Menu

There's a reason Twinkies don't get moldy, and chocolate chip cookies seem to last forever on gas station shelves—for decades, thousands of America's favorite foods have been loaded with trans fats...

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The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: Carbs, Fats, and Proteins

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: Carbs, Fats, and Proteins

We have all heard about fats, carbohydrates and proteins, but do we really know what each one does in the body?

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