How to Bake Lighter: Healthy Baking Tips & More
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Are you one of the many people out there who think that lower-fat means no taste? Well, it's not true! Sure, there are lots of items out there that claim to be lower in fat or the absolute answer to good health. Well, we know of no one product that can do everything! But, how can we do what's best for our bodies while still enjoying what we eat (without a lot of work)?
Low Fat, High Taste
Sure, eating lower-fat foods is an issue for many of us, but that doesn't mean we have to go crazy about it. Our suggestion is to use moderation! Unless otherwise directed by your physician, you can simply cut back on a little of this and a little of that. Instead of having a whole piece of cake, have just half — and this way you get the great taste without feeling like you're being denied. Of course, before we go for that second piece of cake, we should remember that one piece of cake has half the fat and calories of two pieces of cake. (Right? Of course, right!) Without sacrificing taste, there are ways we can alter our cooking habits by changing a few basics. Try these:
How to Reduce Sugar
Many manufacturers are now offering reduced-fat and reduced-calorie versions of their products. Remember, this doesn't necessarily mean that they're lower in everything else! Always consult your physician for your specific dietary guidelines. And if these products fit your lifestyle and diet, give them a try!
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