12/04/2021 – 2021 Healthy Weight Loss Strategies

Food and Nutrition: What’s Really in Your Fast Food

24 August, 2020 Food and Nutrition: What’s Really in Your Fast Food Posted in : Recipe on August 24, 2020 by : equiall French Fries The humble potato, fried in a vat of simmering oil, and finished with a sprinkling of salt. What could be simpler? Apparently, quite a lot. Fast-food fries often have more than 15 ingredients, including sugar and artificial coloring. They also have preservatives like sodium acid pyrophosphate and tert-butylhydroquinone, which in high doses has been linked to vision problems. Hamburgers Ground beef, right? Sure — but there also may be growth hormones and antibiotics, which can...

Healthy Cooking: All About Cooking Oils

17 October, 2020 Healthy Cooking: All About Cooking Oils Posted in : Recipe on October 17, 2020 by : equiall Olive Oil Best all-around award goes to olive oil. You can use it for almost any kind of cooking without breaking it down. The healthiest type is extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO). It can help lower your blood pressure and fight inflammation. It lowers your risk of heart disease by improving the health of your blood vessels and preventing blood clots. EVOO is also loaded with antioxidants, which ward off cell damage. MCT Oil Short for medium-chain triglycerides (a type of...