Are you a Baking fan?
You'll be happy to know that you need to give up your favourite hobby. Here are tips for some healthy substitutes for common baking ingredients
Sugar substitute Unsweetened Pureed Apple
Best with: Cakes and baked goods.
How to: Cut the sugar amount in half by adding the same amount of pureed cooked apple plus an extra 1/3. Eg. If recipe calls for 1 cup sugar, you can use ½ cup sugar and about ¾ Cup pureed apple (½ cup +1/3). Keep in mind that you will need to cut down the recipe’s main liquid by about ¼ for every cup of apple sauce added.
Article from Slimtrack.co.za:
There has been recent debate about low carb diets, here are my thoughts on the subject:
The High Protein, Low Carb diet such as recently proposed by Tim Noakes is not a new one – it keeps on coming back into fashion. But like many fashion trends, it is one of those diets that it would be best to forget (shoulder pads, anyone?).
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Lila Bruk is a registered dietician, nutritional consultant and freelance health journalist.
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