If weight loss is your goal, then the term “full-fat” might raise your eyebrows. Full-fat foods are often associated with indulgence, but what if we told you that embracing certain full-fat foods could be a game-changer on your journey to shedding those extra pounds? In this article, we chatted with Catherine Gervacio, RND, a registered nutritionist-dietitian and certified exercise nutrition coach at EHProject, who shares 10 of the best full-fat foods for weight loss that will satisfy your taste buds. For […]

MirrorTissue was designed by the European arm of Colombian multinational Alianza Team, in collaboration with Italian plant-based food developer Hi-Food (part of Luxembourg-based CSM Ingredients).   The advanced version of MirrorTissue combines Alianza Team’s plant-based fats with Hi-Food’s proprietary proteins and plant fibres, which, it says, enhances the protein’s stability.   “Today MirrorTissue comprises a group of oil-based solutions designed to mimic the functional, structural, and sensory attributes that animal extra-muscular adipose tissue provides, by improving the texture of meat analog […]

The dairy industry has welcomed the passage of the Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act through Congress by a vote of 330 to 99. The bill, which aims to re-introduce whole and reduced fat milk – including lactose-free options – to schools, has now progressed to Senate, where Democrats hold a narrow majority. In the House, the bill was backed by 218 Republicans and 112 Democrats, while 1 Republican and 98 Democratic members rejected it, with a total of 4 […]

If you’re trying to lose weight, opting for fat-free alternatives to your favorite foods could seem like a good way to go in order to lower your calorie intake and drop pounds faster. After all, doesn’t the idea of indulging in sweet treats without gaining weight sound amazing? However, it’s not that simple. The fact is that many low-fat or fat-free options can actually be worse for you in the long run. That’s because these foods are oftentimes loaded with sugar […]

Milk, regardless of whether it’s low-fat or whole, provides the same 13 essential nutrients. According to the National Milk Producers’ Federation research, whole milk is the most consumed milk variety in the US, followed by 2% fat milk – but neither are currently part of federal school meal programs due to concerns regarding saturated fat and sugar content. However, milk producers argue that excluding the most commonly-consumed milk types from school menus is a key contributing factor to food waste. […]

Scan the dairy case of any grocery store, and you’ll find rows upon rows of products with varying levels of fat. Nonfat, low-fat, whole: What’s the healthiest option? If you consult the U.S. dietary guidelines or health authorities like the American Heart Association or the World Health Organization, the answer is clear: Choose a fat-free or low-fat version. This recommendation stems from the idea that full-fat dairy products are high in saturated fats, so choosing lower-fat versions can reduce your […]

Register for free to listen to this article Thank you. Listen to this article using the player above. ✖ Want to listen to this article for FREE? Complete the form below to unlock access to ALL audio articles. Different findings from a study, published recently in Frontiers in Nutrition and Nutrients, have shown that consuming foods high in fat before a mentally stressful episode can reduce brain oxygenation and cause poorer vascular function in adults. Rosalind Baynham, […]

Summary: Consuming fatty foods during stressful times can hinder the body’s recovery from stress effects. Researchers found that high-fat meals, like butter croissants, consumed before a stressful event, reduced vascular function and brain oxygenation, and negatively affected mood. The study demonstrated a 1.74% decrease in vascular function and a 39% reduction in oxygenated haemoglobin in the brain’s pre-frontal cortex following high-fat consumption during stress. Conversely, low-fat meals showed less impact on stress recovery, and foods rich in polyphenols like fruits […]

Carbs and fats are those delicious temptations that make your taste buds dance but your jeans cry. If that is the notion you’ve got, then let’s take a couple of minutes to change it as we discuss the real deal with a high-carb low–fat diet, not a low-carb/no-fat diet.  Welcome to the world of a low-fat high-carb diet where nutritional paradigms are challenged and taste buds rejoice. What was once considered a staple food for civilizations worldwide was demolished in […]

How to burn belly fat without eating less or trying to lose weight. How to burn belly fat without eating less or trying to lose weight. Swapping fatty foods for lower fat alternatives can reduce weight and belly fat, research finds. Weight loss of around 3.5 pounds was achieved by people in many studies without going on a diet. People lost weight without eating less or specifically trying to lose weight. Those who reduced their fat intake also enjoyed lower […]