Meal Planning 101
In addition to perks like convenience and cost savings, prepping meals at home allows you to control ingredients. And for those interested in following a heart-healthy diet, it can be key. Whether it's reducing the amount of salt or swapping in healthy fats, meal prepping puts you in the driver's seat to build a meal that does right by your heart.
Research suggests that following a low-calorie, low-carb diet can help you lose weight, which is why they're all the craze at the moment. And while popular low-carb diets, like the ketogenic diet and Atkins diet call for super-low carb limits, you don't actually need to go that low in order to lose the weight.