Spaghetti Squash: The Ultimate Healthy Pasta Substitute

I had to find out for myself. Through friends of my wife and the internet we were prepared to cook with spaghetti squash for the first time. We just used the spaghetti squash to make a simple spaghetti and served it with spaghetti sauce. I had my doubts, but it was pretty darn good. I will […]

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Foods With Trans Fats and Things You Need to Know

Trans fat is the common name for unsaturated fat with trans-isomer (E-isomer) fatty acid(s). The consumption of trans fats increases the risk of coronary heart disease by raising levels of LDL cholesterol and lowering levels of “good” HDL cholesterol. Obviously, you want to avoid foods with trans fats. Foods where you may find high amount […]

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In my never-ending quest for valid health information I have found the great website nutritiondata. It gives you a cornucopia of health information attached to almost any food. They even have many foods from fast foods joints and popular restaurants. For instance, if you wanted to know the nutritional content of raw strawberries, you would […]

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