We’ve given up trying to lose weight as a New Year’s resolution, so more than a decade ago, we decided we’d give up a different less-good-for-you food every year. These included fried drinks with sugar,foods, pizza and whole milk. Instead of every day or every week, we have them four times a year or so […]

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You can tell that Americans suffer from lactose intolerance by the different types of lactose-free milk in stores. In our supermarket, there are as many varieties of lactose-free milk as conventional cow’s milk (0%, 2%, whole, chocolate, etc.). In fact, Prevention magazine says that 65% of the world population are officially diagnosed as lactose-intolerant. Others […]

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In its second entry into the premium yogurt business (the first was Oui By Yoplait, last year), Yoplait has just launched YQ by Yoplait. It’s the “Smarter, Not Sweeter” Yogurt. The flavored yogurt has just 9 grams of sugar per 5.3-ounce cup. Compare that to the up to 32 grams of sugar per 6 ounces […]

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[1] Instead of cream cheese, lowfat Greek yogurt blended with garlic, dill and parsley (photo courtesy Chobani Café (all photos courtesy Chobani). [2] Use yogurt in different types of sauces. Here, yogurt is blended with cheese as a dipping sauce for Pigs & Blankets, but you could eas easily use it on chicken, grains or […]

Diet Tips