The FDA’s preliminary decision to eliminate PHO — the major source of artificial trans fat — would require significant product reformulation of some processed foods. Partially hydrogenated oil is an ingredient in some of these products, used to provide structure and increase stability and shelf life….
If your snacking downfall is that you usually reach for calorie-laden convenience foods or don’t have healthful treats readily available, there’s good news as well as good eating in your future. Love Your Health® brand SoyMix is as convenient as it is craveable, and just may become your new favorite snack. At only 120 calories per serving, it offers 7 grams of protein and only 40 mg of sodium, with no cholesterol or trans fats….
‘Tis year, as your attention turns to matters of the heart in celebrating Valentine’s Day, think about the heart health of those you love. When you combine soy and chocolate, you can feel good about offering chocolate-rich Valentine’s Day desserts. Soyfoods are not only part of a healthy lifestyle, they are also part of a heart-healthy diet and may lower heart disease risk in three ways. In addition, soy is higher in protein than all other legumes, deriving 35 to 38 percent of its calories from protein (compared to approximately 20 to 30 percent in other legumes). The protein quality of soy is comparable to animal protein. When you discover how soyfoods such as tofu complement chocolate, you may find yourself looking at romantic desserts in a whole new way….