Monthly Archives: May 2014

Eating out: more options for low-salt, low-fat meals

I could not simply sit at home and eat my gruel every day and night. So for the past 20 months, I’ve searched out restaurants that can accommodate my new needs, namely to serve me tasty low-salt, low-fat, low-sugar meals. Continue reading

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Low-salt, low-fat ingredients: we’ve posted even more of them

This blog is my attempt to help all of you in the same boat as me, for whatever health reason. Continue reading

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Memorial Day salt free, fat free recipes

All in all, it was a tasty day, I think. I do miss the old foods, but I’m making the best of this new low-fat, low-salt, low-sugar life. Continue reading

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Breakfast cereals have too much sugar

Reuters recently reported on a new study that says “U.S. children are consuming more than 10 pounds (4.5 kgs) of sugar annually if they eat a typical morning bowl of cereal each day.” I trace many of my childhood cavities … Continue reading

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How many meals a day should I eat?

For many years now, popular thinking when it comes to eating has focused on having several smaller meals throughout the day to satisfy hunger but not to binge on big meals. I’m always skeptical of nutrition theories and so-called nutrition … Continue reading

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Kemp’s low-fat frozen yogurt: a winner in my book

Recently, however, I did find a low-fat frozen yogurt, Kemps, which I’ve really enjoyed and plan to buy again. As you can see on the nutrition info here, it has only 1.5 grams of fat per half cup or 3 grams for a cup, which I consider a serving. Salt content is low. Continue reading

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Goldfish and snacking challenges

When my children were growing up, Goldfish were considered the healthy snack, better than chips or ice cream or other normal kid fare. But looking at the little bag I was handed that recent day, I realized they won’t work for me these days. Continue reading

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Powdered drink mixes: always read their labels too

My search for sweetness on a low-sugar diet has led me recently to powdered drink mixes, flavored powder that’s added to water to give it some taste other than that of bland old water. Continue reading

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Kale recipes for everyone, or at least where to find a lot

Kale is today’s miracle vegetable of choice, it seems. If you’ve jumped on the kale bandwagon, or been thinking about it, this New York Times rundown of kale recipes is for you Continue reading

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Vegan recipes: here’s one place to look

Vegan eating seems to be growing in popularity these days. I haven’t embraced it but another family member, my daughter, has. And she’s doing a fascinating blog, Maplehood Kitchen. Continue reading

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