Presentation on theme: "Revitalizing Your Recipes The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service."— Presentation transcript:
Revitalizing Your Recipes The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service
Why Should We Eat Differently? Epidemic of obesity in all age groups More and more people diagnosed with chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure Increased costs for medicine and treatment
Nutrition is Food!
Ways to Cut Fat and Cholesterol
Cutting the fat and cholesterol Use non-stick sprays and non-stick pans Use oil instead of butter, solid margarine or shortening In baked goods, use ¼ less fat than recipes lists
Cutting Fat and Cholesterol Choose non-fat and low fat dairy foods Substitute evaporated skim milk for cream Use 2 egg whites or ¼ cup egg sub for each egg
Cutting Fat and Cholesterol Trim fat from meat and remove skin from poultry Rinse cooked ground beef in colander Chill soups and stews and spoon off fat before reheating