Makeover Your Recipes by Substituting Fats

Butter, oils and other fats can add flavor to your favorite recipes, but they can also add many calories. They act as a barrier so flour does not absorb as much water to give your dishes a moist, tender feel. There are many ways to reduce the fat without sacrificing taste; the trick is to…

Don’t Fall into this New Year’s Resolution Trap

Historically, one of the top New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight. Unfortunately, many people fall into the trap of using fad diets and weight-loss products to achieve their weightloss goals quickly. While fad diets may prove effective initially, research shows that many people don’t find long-term success with these types of diets. Instead of…

Beware: New Year = New Fad Diets

Jan. 1 signals a new calendar year, and for many Americans, a “new year, new me” mentality. In fact, according to Business Insider, getting in shape is consistently the most popular New Year’s resolution in the United States. While making lifestyle changes, as approved by a doctor, is not a bad thing, turning to a…

Colorectal Cancer - know the risks

Colorectal Cancer: Know the risks

It’s not always a comfortable topic, but Colorectal cancer is something we all need to think about. Also referred to as colon cancer, this type of cancer begins in the colon or rectum and can cause many problems with the digestion process. These types of cancer are more common than we’d like to think, Even…