trans fat

Three Quick Dishes: Air Frying for Heart Health

If you know me at all, you know I recommend lots of fruit, vegetables, lean proteins, whole grains, and low-fat dairy. My preferred cooking methods are steaming and grilling. But sometimes, we can’t help but crave something fried, right? Fried food is bad news. When food is fried, especially deep-fried, trans-fats are formed. Trans-fats are [...]
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Healthy Habit 2020: Dine out well and cook more at home

Let me start by saying that when you dine out, you will most likely be upping the calorie, fat, and sodium content of your meals, so keep that in mind as a motivation to try to dine out less and cook more at home. But sometimes our lives get crazy and we are forced to [...]
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Healthy Habit for 2020: Less Saturated Fat and Trans-Fat

I get concerned when clients tell me about trying out the latest fad diet. A lot of the fad diets today, like Keto or Paleo focus on high proteins and low carbs. Unfortunately, with high protein often comes fat. Some fats are good—I’ll talk about those in my next blog. In this entry I’m talking [...]
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Weighing in on Weight-Loss: Healthy Fats

I have a lot of clients who are on a weight-loss journey and so many of them have a “fat” phobia. They think if they eat fat, they will get fat, but that is not the case my friends when it comes to healthy fats. Let me clear up the conclusion. Why You Need Fat: […]

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Let’s Talk About Fat

Fat is often deemed the enemy; people fear that the fat they consume will end up on their midsection.  However, the truth is that not all fats are bad. In fact, we all need fat for survival; it is essential for brain, nerve, and skin cells to function properly and grow. Did you know that [...]
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