Lisa Lillien is not a nutritionist, she's just hungry. As the founder of www.hungry-girl.com, over half a million loyal fans receive her daily emails containing guilt-free recipes, food and product reviews, dieting news, shockers and more.
As the founder of www.hungry-girl.com, Lisa Lillien sends over half a million loyal fans her daily emails containing guilt-free recipes, food and product reviews, dieting news, shockers and more.
Lisa Lillien, founder of hungry-girl.com, remembers testing "low-fat" Trader Joe's Chili Lime Chicken Burgers in a food lab and discovering they actually contain 12 fat grams, instead of the 3 grams listed on the label.
"If you eat something that seems too good to be true, then trust your instincts," she warns.
Regulating food intake to improve physical condition, especially to lose weight. Examples include diets low in fat for weight loss, low in saturated fat and cholesterol to prevent or help treat coronary heart disease, or high in carbohydrates and protein to build muscle. Weight-loss diets are based on reducing calorie intake in different proportions of fat, carbohydrate, or protein; most result in some weight loss, but often the weight is gained back within a few years. Diets must include adequate nutrition and are most effective combined with exercise. Appetite suppressants may have dangerous side effects. Excessive weight loss may be a sign of anorexia nervosa.
Traditional diets vary with availability of local resources, such as fish in coastal towns, eels and eggs in estuary settlements, or squash, corn and beans in farming towns, as well as with cultural and religious customs and taboos. In some cases, the crops and domestic animals that characterize a traditional diet have been replaced by modern high-yield crops, and are no longer available. The slow food movement attempts to counter this trend and to preserve traditional diets.
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I'm not surprised that food items that are labeled 'low fat' are not in fact low in fat. That is mostly a selling gimmick. The only items that I believe are low in fat are athletic health bars or items that you cook yourself so that you know what exactly is going into your food. That's my two cents for the day.