Cooking can be a tricky business, especially when it comes to deciding which type of fat to use. Should you use oil, butter or margarine? All of these fats have different properties that can affect the taste and texture of … Continue reading Cooking: Should You Use Oil, Butter or Margarine?
Margarine usually tops butter when it comes to heart health. Margarine is made from vegetable oils, so it contains unsaturated “good” fats — polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats. These types of fats help reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or “bad,” cholesterol when … Continue reading Butter vs. Margarine: Which is Better for My Heart?
1/14 Food allergies affect 5% to 10% of people. Peanuts (which are legumes, like beans and peas), and tree nuts, like pecans and almonds, are common triggers. If you have a severe allergy, even something that has touched nuts can … Continue reading Health Benefits of Nut Butters
Non-dairy butter used to mean sketchy oils and zero flavor, but the plant-based diet trend has completely changed the game. In fact, whether you’re vegan or not, you might just consider swapping your usual Land O’ Lakes for for a … Continue reading The 7 Best Non-Dairy Butters Substitutes For Vegans, Per RDs
Lactose intolerance is a prevalent and distressing condition that affects a surprisingly high percentage of adults. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services approximates that about 65 percent of the human population has a reduced ability to digest lactose after infancy. Lactose … Continue reading Lactose Intolerance Symptoms & How to Naturally Treat