Cobb County Government

Healthy Eating

The Skinny on Fat

You know that fat is important to the human body, but do you know the difference between good fat and bad fat? The human body uses fatty acids to do everything from building cell membranes to performing key functions in the brain, eyes, and lungs. 

Read more about different types of fats [PDF].


Favorite Recipes Made Healthier

What if I just don't have time to cook? Or prepare my lunch? Or eat breakfast? All common refrains from people who don't realize how easy and fast it can be to prepare your own meals. Cooking doesn't have to be complicated.

Read more tips for making your recipies healthier [PDF].


Tried & True Substitutions

Try these healthy substitutions in your cooking and baking [PDF].


Related Links

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Are You Diabetic?

The American Diabetes Association offers some tasty, nutritious recipes as well as great tips to make healthful and satisfying meals on