Monthly Archives: January 2011

8 reasons Carbs help you lose weight

Here at PlantBasedChefs we like complex carbohydrates. They are very calorie dilute and will not leave you hungry. Here’s an article on 8 ways that carbohydrates can help you lose some weight. When we talk about the right kind of … Continue reading

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Chicago Scientists Warn Against Starbucks’ New ‘Massive’ Drink – AOL Health

Well, a drink that is bigger than your belly can make your belly bigger… An analysis by Loyola University Health System in Chicago claims the giant drink, which can pack as many as 230 calories a pop, could lead everyday … Continue reading

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Fruits and vegetables linked to lowered risk of heart disease… again. :)

Here is a very interesting article on how eating lots of fruits and vegetables can lower your risk of having a heart attack. I like to hear when another benifit of living a healthy lifestyle comes out. To read more, … Continue reading

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Neat video

Sadly, this video is not quite safe if you have little children around, as it has a fair amount of swearing. So I’d reccomend that the room is clear before clicking. 🙂 Gotta love the Onion! –Peder

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Wal-Mart Shifts Strategy to Promote Healthy Foods

Apparently, Wal-Mart is working on getting healthier items in it’s store… WASHINGTON — Wal-Mart, the nation’s largest retailer, will announce a five-year plan on Thursday to make thousands of its packaged foods lower in unhealthy salts, fats and sugars, and … Continue reading

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CalorieDensitySecrets: Full Meals DVD is out!

Here’s our first product at PlantBasedChefs.com! Calorie dilute (and nutrient rich) foods do not have to be boring, bland, and tasteless as you’ll quickly discover in this delightful DVD. Freelance writer Beth Ann Erickson and Web Guru Extraordinaire Peder Erickson … Continue reading

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New name!

Caloriedensitysecrets.com had been renamed plantbasedchefs.com We recommended that you change your bookmarks to the new address, http://plantbasedchefs.com Here at Plantbasedchefs, we hope to give you the best experience possible. –Peder Erickson

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Yay Quinoa!

I’ve loved quinoa for, like ever. Now it looks like other people are catching on. Check out the article here. P.S. You can even purchase pre-rinsed quinoa at Walmart. Can’t get easier than that. 🙂

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Don’t tell mom that I posted this but…

Everyone wants to see pictures of her, after all, she’s down almost 90 pounds. I found the first picture on our old digital camera, she was tough to get pictures of because she hid whenever the camera came out. She … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I hope that you’ve had as nice of a year as we’ve had, and here at CalorieDensitySecrets, we’re prepairing to release something new… Watch for it!

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