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How To: Avoid foods that raise cholesterol

Nancy Dell is telling us what fats are bad for us. Fats that raise cholesterol. There are two categories of that kind of fats which are bad for us one is saturated fats. Saturated fats are those fats which are extracted from animal like milk, cheese, butter, any cream, yogurt, meat etc. So you have to choose low fat milk to get protein, calcium from the milk.

How To: Complete a three minute ab workout for tight, sculpted abs

Many people go about spot fat removal wrong. First of all, there is no such thing as spot fat removal. It's impossible to get rid of fat in just one area, so if you want to make your abs flat and toned but there's too much flab covering it at the moment, you need to do lots of cardio to burn off the fat and strength training so that once your fat slides off your muscles are visible.

How To: Make someone look fat with Photoshop

Well, usually people are looking to go from fat to thin, but sometimes it's fun to see what a person would look like if they were on a full Twinkie diet. Well, this tutorial shows how to use the liquify tool in Adobe Photoshop to add weight to someone to make them look pudgey, overyweight, fat or even downright obese. The tool is easy to use and the video shows clearly how to turn that beach babe into a Jenny Craig "before" photo! Check it out and YOU can make people look fat in photos.

How To: Make bacon fat soap

Soap can be made from just about any kind of fat. Even though fat from bacon, called lard, isn't the finest of fats to use for making soap, it somehow seemed to be the most exciting. Why? Because bacon is amazing. It has an almost mystical power to it and is a food that can be craved to almost no end. I figured what better way use the extra grease I had from cooking bacon then to turn it into soap!

How To: Measure your body fat

One of the easiest ways to measure body fat is by using hydrostatic weighing. It is based on Archimedes' principle, the law of buoyancy. It works by calculating body fat from measuring the amount of displaced water after a person has been immersed under water. Since muscle is denser than body fat, a person who has more muscle will displace less water than a person of the same weight with more body fat. This test is usually performed for a couple times for averaging accuracy. If the test is do...

How To: Avoid eating saturated fats

There's actually several different kinds of fats. You have your unsaturated fats, which are typically heart-healthy fat, which are like olive oil and canola oil. And then you have other fats like saturated fats, which are found in food such as meats, especially any animal product, fatty cuts of meats such as bacon, sausage, butter, lard, high fat dairy products, whole milk, and creams. And saturated fats have actually been linked to increased risk of heart disease. So these are things that yo...

How To: Know the truth (and myths) about ab workouts

In this video, we learn the truth and myths about ab workouts. The first myth is that you can get six pack abs just by doing ab exercises. This is not true. You need to eat less and work out more to lose fat on your body that will show the abs underneath your fat. It doesn't matter if you do a super ab workout, unless you get rid of body fat, you won't be able to see your abs. You also need to learn that you cannot do spot fat removal, fat will fall off your body when you start to lose weight...

How To: Bake low-fat lemon shortbread cookies or bars

Take the saturated fat out of a shortbread cookie?! What would be left? Cooking Light has accomplished what seems impossible! A low(er) in fat recipe for shortbread cookies. This Cooking Light recipe reduces the fat and calories without sacrificing the taste of these mouth-watering lemon shortbread cookies, perfect for an after-dinner dessert with coffee.

How To: Remove the fat from stock

Stock are very easy to make and even easier to remove the fat from. In this how to video Chef Paul talks about removing the fat from your cooking stock. Watch and learn how to make your broths just a little healthier by removing the fat that gathers at the top.

How To: Know how long it takes to lose abdominal fat

This video describes the ways people hold onto fat. There are three main types of bodies. There are naturally skinny, round with an easy time gaining weight and overly round with a hard time losing weight. Each person is different but in certain body groups there is an easier time to maintain a lean appearance. Fat cells in your body also play a part in you getting fat and staying thin. It is said that all of your fat cells have been fully grown in your puberty years. There are some new studi...

How To: Lose belly fat through exercise and diet knowledge

Learn how to lose belly fat quickly and naturally, in less than eight minutes! Using cartoon clips and simple definitions, this video explains how fat cells work and details the risks of carrying around extra fat. It explains what happens as we age, and how muscle burns fat away. Simply put, the more muscle you have, the more fat you burn. It explains which cardio and abdominal exercises are best to help you achieve your goal of a fit and trim body.

How To: Trim lamb shoulder

In this video, we learn how to trim a lamb shoulder with Lidia Bastianich. Start off with your raw piece of meat laid out in front of you. You will want to trim the meat around the outside where the most fat lies. Remove the fat that is excessive with a sharp knife. Cut as close to the bone as possible, then trim off the excess fat. Remember, some fat is good to keep on the meat for flavor. Cut the meat into cubes after you have removed the fat from it. Once finished, you will be able to roas...

How To: Get the best hamburger meat

The best hamburgers come from fresh meat. A good hamburger needs a little bit of fat. You need at least 10 or 15 percent of fat. It's important to grind at least twice—to mix the fat and meat evenly. The difference between going to a good butcher and the supermarket is that you get fresh beef—not the boxed pre-butchered meat.

How To: Do interval training workout for fat loss

Watch this video to learn how to burn fat doing cardio. A step by step video tutorial that will guide you through some basic instructions to help you burn fat doing high intensity interval training. Yuri Elkaim from MyTreadmillTrainer presents a very informative lesson on how high intensity training burns fat. He explains the difference between high intensity training and long cardio. Long cardio encourages you to take your time and, for example, go on a 1 to 2 hour slow bike ride. High inten...

How To: Do a push-pull fat burning workout

If you're looking to lose some fat, the push-pull fat burning workout is great! Give this intense fat burning workout a shot, and in just 10, maybe 15 minutes you will experience one of the most grueling workouts ever! It is really good because you do not need any equipment, you will just use your body weight for the exercises. The workout mainly consists of push ups and pull ups, in a specific order. Watch this how-to instructional video to properly learn how to do this push-pull fat burning...

How To: Cook a perfect duck breast

Ever wonder how to get that perfectly cooked duck breast? Now you can get that restaurant style duck breast with a cripsy skin on the outside while still keeping the inside moist and pink. You start by making a grid like pattern on the fat using a sharp knife. Doing this will help give it that the crispy skin. Next you season both sides with some salt to taste. After this the duck breast goes into the heated pan. When heating that pan have the temperature set to medium-heat. No oil or fat of ...

How To: Easily Separate Fat from Stock, Soup, or Meat Drippings

I love making stock. It's thrifty because you get extra use out of poultry bones and vegetable peelings, plus having homemade stock on hand makes so many things taste better, from soup to stews to pasta sauces. If you deglaze a pan, homemade turkey stock, booze of some kind, and butter will create an eye-rollingly good sauce in mere moments. One task I do not love? Figuring out how to skim the damn fat off the stock (or soup) after I've made it. It's necessary to skim the fat as you boil down...

How To: Use a caliper to measure body fat on an average person

One of the best ways to monitor your diet is by measuring your body fat content. In this three part tutorial, learn how to measure body fat using a caliper. A caliper is a device used to pinch and measure the fat on your body. A caliper is cheap, fast and accurate and makes an excellent alternative to electronic devices. Check out this video and stay on top of your new workout regime - mind the scale and use the caliper to know what's muscle and what's excess.

How To: Use a digital caliper to measure body fat

A digital caliper is a good way to keep track of your body fat. With a caliper, you can measure body fat and keep track of your new diet or workout routine. This way, you will know the difference between muscle and fat, and not have to rely as much on the scale. A digital caliper is great in the sense that it is able to take an accurate reading in seconds, give you a clear output and beep when it is ready. A digital caliper can also be programmed with your personal gender and other informatio...

News: Why Skim, Low, & Reduced-Fat Milk Are Actually Worse for You Than Whole Milk

I don't drink a lot of milk, so when I do, it's always whole milk. I'll drink two-percent if it's the only kind available, but skim? I'd rather have none at all. Tons of people buy reduced fat milk because they're trying to eat healthier, but to me, the extra calories are totally worth it. And, contrary to popular belief, whole milk is actually better for you anyway. Just like diet soda, the downsides of reducing the number of calories in milk outweigh the benefits. Studies have found that co...

How To: Tell if you're losing fat or gaining muscle

How do you know if you are making progress when you put yourself on a strict diet and exercise regimen? Many people wonder whether the numbers going down on the scale means they're losing fat, and if the numbers are going up, whether they're gaining muscle. This is a question that many body builders and those trying to lose weight (while gaining muscle) try to understand on the way to their goal weight.

How To: Lose belly fat for women

In this tutorial, we learn how to lose belly fat for women. Menopause can effect a woman's weight because the hormones are decreasing in the body and the fat cells increase. This will cause more fat to store around the organs. Going to the gm and exercising during this time is extremely important. Just a small amount of exercise each day can make a difference for women losing belly fat. The receptors in your brain will respond to healthy foods and estrogen supplements to help keep you on trac...

How To: De-fat turkey stock

De-fatting turkey stock is very easy. All you need to do is use a specially made measuring cup that is made to de-fat stocks. Take the pan juices and the pre-made turkey stock and pour it into the measuring cup. When you pour the stock or pan juice into the measuring cup the fat will rise to the top of the cup because it is lighter When you pour the stock out of the measuring cup, the stock will come out, and the fat will stay in the cup. If you don't want to get a specially made measuring cu...

How To: Understand how body fat burning works

This is a comedic look at how body fat burning works according to our host Crazy Chris. This home video is edited together to give us some tips on how to burn fat in a pretty humorous way. Chris goes for a more goofing around and recreational approach to staying in shape rather than normal exercise. He recommends your favorite activity for 30 minutes twice a day. His happens to be swimming. Crazy Chris basically tells us to burn body fat you need to burn energy by playing sports and having fun!

How To: Eat nutritiously for better health

Looking to make a nutritious change in your life? By choosing the right foods in the right amounts, you can reap rewards that will benefit you in all aspects of your life. In this tutorial, learn how to eat healthy and make positive changes in what you consume.

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