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Dr. Tracy Berg
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Healthy Cooking (Overview)

Healthy cooking is cooking that is focused on making healthy food, including food that is low in saturated fat, sodium, sugar, and cholesterol.


Dr. Tracy Berg
303 doctors shared insights

Healthy Cooking (Overview)

Healthy cooking is cooking that is focused on making healthy food, including food that is low in saturated fat, sodium, sugar, and cholesterol.


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What is a good choice for a healthy cooking oil?

What is a good choice for a healthy cooking oil?

Healthy cooking oils: Olive oil, canola oil, peanut oil, sunflower oil, soybean oil, flaxseed oil, corn oil, avacado oil almond oil, hazelnut oil, grapeseed oil, sesame oil and walnut oil avoid these oils coconut oil, palm oil, palm kernel oil, saflower oil. ...Read more

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Healthy cooking (Tip)

Healthy cooking

Why is there so much conflicting information about healthy cooking and healthy diets? ...See more

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Cooking Healthy Recipes (Checklist)

Find a decent, easy-to-follow cookbook with healthy recipes
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Ask friends or family members for their favorite recipes
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Select favorite recipes and tweak them as you see fit
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How can I take the stress out of healthy cooking?

How can I take the stress out of healthy cooking?

Start simple: Many people become stressed by thinking that they have to make an all-at-once, drastic change in their diet. Try changing one meal at a time, i recommend starting with breakfast. There are lots of easy options like fruit, yogurt, whole-grain toast, to start your day. Also, don't try to plan the whole week at once, just start with a few meals and get good habits built. ...Read more

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Best healthy cooking oil out of the main commercial brands?

Best healthy cooking oil out of the main commercial brands?

Coconut oil.....: It's a myth that using olive oil and vegetable oils r healthy. Olive oil is good for u but not when heated, so reserve that for salad dressing. Label should say virgin and cold-pressed. Best oils/fats to use with cooking r organic butter (kerrygold) and coconut oil. Because they r saturated, they won't turn rancid with heat like other oils. ...Read more

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What is a good healthy cooking oil that you can buy anywhere?

What is a good healthy cooking oil that you can buy anywhere?

Olive, coconut and..: Olive oil is healthy for cooking at low temperature but is not healthy when exposed to high heat. For higher heat i recommend coconut oil, which has many health benefits and does well at high temperatures. Hi-oleic safflower oil is also good for high temperatures. See http://integrativemed.Kumc.Edu/school-of-medicine/integrative-medicine/health-topics/healthy-cooking-oils.Html for a good article. ...Read more

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Healthy cooking - loose weight and still eat? Is that really possible?

Healthy cooking - loose weight and still eat? Is that really possible?

Sure: I live my life eating healthy and have helped many people learn to eat nutrient rich foods but low in calories. Try to pair your food with protein (plant or animal based) and fruit/veggies if possible. Use alot of spices such as cumin, coriander, garlic, ginger, adobo, soy sauce, stir fry sauce, cilantro (not in any order) to jazz up food. Try different types of foods and then change a few things. ...Read more

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