Pure Plates Blog — GOOD FATS

Are Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem & Jenny Craig Really Healthy?

by Hannah Ash on

For far too long, popular diets have been about one thing, and one thing only: losing weight.  Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem, and Jenny Craig are three of the biggest ‘diet’ companies leading today’s market. While these weight loss companies may help folks lose weight , at least in the short-term, do they actually lead to better health, disease prevention, improved nutrition, and long-term lifestyle changes? Read more

NEWSFLASH! Fat Does NOT Make You Fat

by Sean Sortor on

We get people who come into our stores all the time looking for a meal and when we ask them what they’re looking for often we’ll hear, “something low fat.” This is not uncommon. Read more

Getting Over Your Fear Of Eating Fat

by Sean Sortor on

“Fat” is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of health conscious people everywhere.  Anyone that lived through the 1980’s will remember the beginning of the war on fat and the “fat-free” craze.  Scientists were just starting to examine the link between the American diet and health and studies... Read more