The Stella family lost 560 pounds. Learn the secrets that helped this family transform their bodies and lives. Their simple substitutions allowed them to remake their favorite meals while enjoying weight-loss benefits.

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Click here for Part 3 of The Family That Lost 500 Pounds.

Click below for recipes by the Stella family.

Cinnamon Toast Pancakes

Almond Flour

Raspberry Drop Scones

Original Cauliflower Mac and Cheese Casserole

Cauliflower Rice Pilaf

Zucchini Muffins

Low-Carb Southern Fried Chicken

Anaheim Shrimp Scampi

Fat Substitutes: Could They Be Leading to Your Weight Gain?

They're hiding in everything from low-fat cottage cheese to protein shakes.

Fat substitutes are compounds that resemble the chemical and physical properties of certain fats and oils and are often used to replace conventional fats (butter, oil) in baking and frying. They can help bring calorie counts down.

But fat substitutes are almost like secret ingredients that hide in plain sight, says Mark Schatzker, author of the upcoming book "The End of Craving: Recovering the Lost Wisdom of Eating Well."

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