Tagged: fat

Buttermilk: healthier than it sounds

Buttermilk’s name is deceptive since it contains no butter and is typically low in fat. This dairy beverage originated as a byproduct of traditional butter-making, being the protein-rich liquid left behind after all the...

Nicole loves to shop for food

Nicole (23 years old) from Marion, Ohio, has documented her weight loss struggle on the TLC reality series My 600lb Life. “Shopping for food is the only fin think I could do but I...

6 meals rich in omega-3s

Omega-3 fatty acids have gotten a lot of press in recent years, and for good reason. These long-chain polyunsaturated fats have been linked to a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. Some research suggests that they...

Low-Fat vs. Low-Carb Diets

For the past 50 years, the basic di­­chotomy in diets for both weight control and general health has been low-fat versus low-carbohydrate. Low-fat diets (endorsed since the 1950s by official U.S. dietary guidelines for the prevention...

A boy ate 150 gummy vitamins for breakfast

Health Risks from Excessive Vitamin A Because vitamin A is fat soluble, the body stores excess amounts, primarily in the liver, and these levels can accumulate. Although excess preformed vitamin A can have significant...