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Reduced Fat Peanut Butter?

June 28, 2012

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Even the reduced fat versions pack a substantial quantity of heart- healthy mono unsaturated fat.
Down side: many commercial brands are sweetened with “icing sugar” the same finely ground sugar used decorate cupcakes. In fact, each table spoon of skippy contains half a teaspoon of the sweet stuff. Reduced fat versions are the worst of all, because they contain less healthy fat and even more icing sugar.
Try using an all natural, full fat peanut butter, that contains no added sugar.

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Big choice! Fries!

June 26, 2012

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If you choose to eat French fries, ask for steak fries or wedges whenever possible. Large-cut fries don’t absorb as much oil as shoestring or curly fries, which means they carry a lower fat content.

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