Seasonal standouts, spaghetti squash, acorn squash and other winter squash, are not only lower in carbs than potatoes and pasta, but they’re rich in antioxidants such as vitamin A, vitamin C, beta-carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin. These antioxidants are helpful for healthy vision and optimal eye health. They also support the immune system and reduce free radical damage.
With these easy recipes, you’ll be amazed at how flavorful and delicious these nutrient-dense mini cabbages can taste. Prepared properly and with the right ingredients, they might even make your favorite food list. [Read more…]
Natural fats are not only helpful for losing weight but essential for sustainable fat loss and maintaining good health.
Unfortunately, fats got the bad rap from years of poor research. Many of the anti-saturated fat studies lumped healthy saturated fats into the same category as man-made hydrogenated and trans fats. Other studies were done with rancid fats, which should always be avoided. With faulty research and clever “low-fat” packaging, it’s easy to believe the myth that fat is evil. [Read more…]