To cut through what can be a confusing topic, let’s define a few important terms on the topic of cholesterol in your blood and in foods, as well as how fat travels in your body. Then let’s explore how to interpret these new cholesterol and fat recommendations as you make efforts to eat more healthfully.
Have you tallied the calories from your favorite homemade cocktails? The average mixer in a cocktail adds about 100 to 200+ calories per serving.
If you’re trying to limit calories, particularly from cocktails, I’ve got good news. But, before I whet your whistle with recipes for lower calorie cocktails made with the new SPLENDA ZERO™ Liquid Sweetener, let’s discuss the upsides and downsides of drinking alcohol, daily limits, and the calories in different types of mixed drinks and liquor.
We can all agree that nutrition and life events play an important role in nourishment and development for optimal health. How to achieve optimal health, however, is where it can be a bit challenging. Quite often good nutrition is associated in people’s minds with tasteless foods, drastic life changes, and deprivation of everything satisfying. But, nutritious food doesn’t have to be tasteless, and it definitely doesn’t have to be boring. With some willingness, creativity, and patience, healthy eating can be both interesting and satisfying!
To give you a more descriptive idea, I’ve created a list of my top tips for making tasty healthy recipes.
Hamburgers, hot dogs and an occasional steak. These are foods that often come to mind when grilling season is in full swing. But thanks to the internet and television cooking shows, there’s been an explosion of culinary possibilities that stretch from the kitchen all the way to the outdoor barbeque grill.
Would it be fair to your taste buds if you did not expand your culinary bucket list to include other “grillable” foods and accompaniments? I say NO! So here are some distinctive summer grilling recipes and ideas you will want to try. All of them use SPLENDA® Sweetener Products in place of full sugar.
Today more than ever, it’s a scientific certainty that incorporating physical activity into our lifestyles is essential to maintaining optimal health. And no, running a marathon or running 5 miles a day is not essential. Undertaking some very basic activities will work to your health’s advantage in the long “run.” Whether you’re trying to maintain your good health and healthy weight, or lose weight to get healthier, there are recommendations available for everyone.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Regular physical activity is important for good health, and it's especially important if you're trying to lose weight or to maintain a healthy weight.” CDC continues: