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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: Make homemade dessert icing

While topping your cake or cupcake with icing is easiest done using storebought icing, we're sorry to inform you that most grocery store icing has high amounts of saturated fat and even trans fat, both of which clog your arteries and contribute to heart disease. Not so appetizing now, is it?

How To: Make buttercream frosting for decorative cakes

Edna shows us the basics of making buttercream frosting for professional, decorative cakes starting with the right ingredients. She uses a basic buttercream recipe, but makes sure that she does not over-mix the ingredients. She also explains how she used to use Crisco, but when the company changed its recipe to zero trans fat, she decided to started using real butter, which makes the frosting a lot less yellow. Additionally, use of Crisco, makes the frosting drier and much more crumbly. If yo...

How To: Lower cholesterol naturally

In this video, we learn how to lower cholesterol naturally. If you want to accomplish the task of lowering your cholesterol without the use of drugs, it can be done! First, you need to make sure you are eating a diet that has healthy carbohydrates and starches, legumes and beans are both great for this. Also, make sure you avoid foods that have a lot of saturated fat or trans fats, because these will raise cholesterol substantially. Fruits, oats, soy foods, and vegetables will also help lower...

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: Read and understand a nutrition label

This video shows how to read, understand and interpret the "Nutrition Facts" on food labels. First he explains the fats. Unsaturated fats are good for you, but saturated and trans fats are unhealthy. Cholesterol can be lowered by unsaturated fats and raised by saturated fats. Sodium is salt, and can make you bloated if you have too much or don't drink enough water. Carbohydrates are broken down into fiber and sugars. Fiber is good for digestion, and it's good to keep the amount of sugar low. ...

How To: Make healthy and simple sweet potato fries

Fries are such a killer food. They're beloved as the favorite "vegetable" of kids and adults everywhere, yet they are one of the absolute worst foods you can eat if you want to, you know, live past 40, containing high levels of saturated and trans fats that clog your arteries and lead to lots of gnarly diseases.

How To: Use a DVR unit for trans-communication

Ronnie from the East Coast trans-communication organization explains how to use the group's DVR Unit and why it's so important to the team. A DVR unit consists of a unit, monitor, and the cameras that feed into it, and are used to capture supernatural research. Infrared and night vision cameras are especially useful in recording paranormal activities. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to use a DVR unit while ghost-hunting or doing supernatural research.

How To: Fix sticking power steering with Sea Foam Trans Tune

Is your power steering binding when you're trying to turn? Or maybe it turns real easy to the right, but extremely hard to turn to the left? Well, that's a classic sign of a power steering rack that has problems. But before you go out and buy an expensive rack and pinion, and take the whole front end of the car apart to replace it, you might want to try a little trick first— Sea Foam Trans Tune, which is also for hydraulic and power steering systems.

How To: Play Dreams of Fireflies (on a Christmas Night) by Trans-Siberian Orchestra on Piano - Piano Tutorial

You don't have to know how to read piano chords or piano sheet music in order to use this piano tutorial. Connect a piano keyboard or start playing on your computer keyboard right away! Practice one hand at a time, change playback speed, transpose to a different key, create loops to repeat, track your progress and much more. How to Play Dreams Of Fireflies by Trans-Siberian Orchestra - Interactive Piano Tutorial.

How To: Use the cis/trans system for naming alkenes in organic chemistry

What's in a name? Well, your chemistry grade, for one. In this free video science lesson from Internet pedagogical superstar Salman Khan, you'll learn how to use the the cis-trans naming system for alkanes. Whether you need help studying for that next big test or could just use a hand finishing your homework, you're sure to be well served by this video lesson. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: Copy music from your iPod back to your PC's hard drive

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to copy music from am iPod device to a computer. Users will need to download the program, Copy Trans Suite. The download link for this program is located in the video description. Once downloaded, double-click on the file and follow the instructions to install the program. Once installed, open the program and select Copy Trans. Now connect your iPod device into your computer. Users can manual select the songs or select them all at once and then click ...

How To: Use dowsing rods for paranormal research

Tim Derr from the East Coast Trans-communication Organization shows how to properly use dowsing rods during an investigation. Dowsing rods help pick up spirit communication and is a great way to back up other paranormal research. They take a lot of practice and a little bit of technique. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to use dowsing rods while ghost-hunting, communing with spirits or the dead, or any other paranormal investigation.

How To: Properly collect EVPs, or electronic voice phenomena

Wally from the East Coast Trans-communication Organization explains a little about collecting EVPs. EVPs, or electronic voice phenomena, are supernatural sounds that can't be heard by the human ear, but can be recorded by a tape recorder and then played back to hear any messages from the beyond. Watch this video paranormal tutorial and learn how to document EVP electronic voice phenomena with the help of a tape recorder.

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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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...

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