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Healthy and natural are in the news again; what do they mean?

The Food and Drug Administration recently backed down in a fight with Kind bars about the bar maker using the term healthy on its products. In the process, the agency decided to re-evaluate the guidelines it uses that allow a … Continue reading

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My low-salt, low-fat, low-sugar pantry

All this shows you can get the sat, fat and sugar out of the products you use to add flavor to your home-cooked recipes. Continue reading

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New nutritional guidelines not tough enough on salt, target sugar instead

I aim for the 1,500 mg figure and so have changed my shopping and eating habits entirely in the past three years to get the salt out, finding low-salt ketchup, barbecue sauce, salsa and even low-salt olives. Continue reading

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Bye bye trans fats — the FDA finally lowers the hammer

Trans fats, which unfortunately Americans have been eating for the past half century or so, are finally being banned from U.S. foods. The Food and Drug Administration finally has set a deadline for the complete elimination of partially hydrogenated oils, … Continue reading

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Walmart’s fat-free devils-food cookie passed my taste test

Nutritionally they seem identical to Kroger’s version and with SnackWell’s, 50 calories each, 25 mgs of sodium, 12 grams of carbs, 7 grams of sugar. Continue reading

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Lean ground turkey, let’s review how to find the leanest variety

I’ve warned you that not all ground turkey is all that lean, read the nutrition label to find the leanest variety your food store offers. Continue reading

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Getting the fat out, a handy guide

It details a lot of fairly easy switches to make, like sorbets and fat-free frozen yogurt for ice cream (keep watching the sugar content though), pasta with vegetables for pasta with cheese sauce, and extra-lean ground beef and ground turkey for regular 85% lean ground beef. Continue reading

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The No salt, no fat, no sugar Journal reaches 30,000 views!!! Thank you

Thank you to all our viewers, I can promise you the best is yet to come. Watch for an expanded recipe page this year. No salt, no sugar recipes have become the major draw to the site, so we will be experimenting with new recipes this year and invite our readers to send us theirs. Continue reading

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Stella D’oro: an old friend offers a low-fat baked good

Growing up in an Italian-American household, Italian pastries and butter cookies were regular Sunday treats for me. Continue reading

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Naf Naf Grill: finally some fast food that isn’t loaded with salt, fat

Including hummus and tahini sauce along with Jerusalem salad in the pita, the entire meal has only 10 grams of fat, 282 mgs of sodium and 2 grams of sugar. That is really amazing when you consider that a piece of traditional pita bread alone has about 300 mgs of sodium in it. Continue reading

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