A Shamrock Shake at McDonald’s will cost you some serious calories and fat. A 12-fluid ounce portion (the smallest size) has a whopping 530 calories and 15 grams of fat, not to mention all the highly-processed sweeteners and artificial colors. Try this fresher and lighter version instead. Bonus: you can make it all year long; the fast-food version is only available for a few weeks around St. Patrick’s Day.
In this week’s nutrition news: Grass-fed milk is better for your heart, get paid to lose weight and why you shouldn’t eat everything you see on TV.
Meal replacement diets like Slim Fast were all the rage in the 1990s. You might remember friends and coworkers whipping out cans of the liquid shakes during lunch breaks. So are liquid meal replacements a thing of the past or can they be a healthy way to lose weight?