you want to be healthy, the recommendations are
loud and clear: reduce your consumption of bad fats,
especially saturated fat and trans fatty acids,
and you will reduce your risk of heart disease.
a low fat diet does not mean sacrificing flavor
and taste. You can enjoy many of the foods you love
with just a few changes. We hope to show you an
approach to cooking using our low
fat recipes to help you choose the correct
foods and preparation methods.
you are trying to lose weight, remember that calories
do count! To lose weight, you must burn more calories
than you consume. If
you reduce your calorie intake by 300 calories
a day and increase your activity to burn 200
extra calories per day, you can expect a steady
weight loss of approximately one pound per week.
See our extensive
food statistics directory to find the
dietary and caloric content of most basic foods.
This valuable tool not only lists fat grams, cholesterol,
and fiber but also logs sodium and carbohydrate
content for those of you cutting carbs or salt content.
diet is right for you?
bodies need essential fatty acids to function
properly. We also need fats in our diet in
order to provide the fat soluble vitamins A, D,
E and K. Please navigate to the lifestyle
section to learn more about various lifestyle
guidelines. Enjoy hundreds of our free healthy recipes
and our weekly cooking
tips to learn more about nutritious cooking.