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The Delicious 6-Week Weight Loss Plan for the Real World
Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP has counseled thousands of his patients on healthy, sustainable weight loss. Now he's compiled his best tips and recipes into a six-week plan for you to learn how to eat great food that just happens to be great for you - and if losing weight is your goal, you can do that, too.
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I use reduced-fat cheddar cheese in almost all of my recipes. Part of the reason I do this is because of the reduced fat and calories, but I also have found that these cheeses melt better. You can try this for yourself. Melt an ounce of 2% milk cheese on one slice of toast and an ounce of regular cheddar on another. The full fat cheddar will separate, with much of the fat turning to a greasy oil, while the reduced fat version will not.
Kraft® makes a consistently good reduced-fat cheddar that is marketed under the Cracker Barrel® brand. It is labeled “made with 2% milk, Reduced Fat.”