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Fats Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Fats.

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Fats That Fight Cholesterol

If you're reading this, your doctor has probably told you that your cholesterol levels are too high. Maybe she put you on a medication to help lower cholesterol, or simply told you to consume less cholesterol-containing foods. No matter what you...  Read more

The Best Fat-Burning Advice

Wouldn’t it be great if all the fat-burning secrets you see in magazine ads and TV infomercials actually worked? If sauna suits, cellulite-shrinking creams, herbal wraps, and pills designed to “boost metabolism and melt fat away” di...  Read more

Translating Those Trans Fats

What do bread, crackers, cereal, macaroni & cheese, frozen pizza, donuts, and cookies have in common? Besides being at the top of the list of many people’s favorite foods, they are all possible sources of trans fats. Trans fats are oils tha...  Read more

The 22 Healthiest Fast Foods

Your fridge is stocked with fresh produce, lean meats and low fat dairy products, there’s a whole grain baguette in the bread box, and your pantry has been purged of tempting junk foods. Eating healthy at home is a breeze. But when you&rsq...  Read more

The Truth about Coconut Oil

Conduct a quick Google search, and you’ll find miraculous claims about a tropical fat that has become increasingly popular among health-conscious consumers in recent years: coconut oil.  Health claims about the oil's ability to hel...  Read more

How many calories to eat to burn much fat and buil
Updated 4/30/2015 7:22:25 PM

How many calories to eat to burn much fat and build some muscle??...  Read more

I keep going over on my protein and fat but under
Updated 5/4/2015 6:19:56 AM

I keep going over on my protein and fat but under on my calories ugh!! What can I do...  Read more

I'd suggest focusing on your body fat percentage i
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I'd suggest focusing on your body fat percentage instead of a weight number. If you gain muscle mass, you may end up dropping a size or two because muscle is more dense (1 lb muscle takes up less space than 1 lb fat)....  Read more

I have no problem getting all my carbs and fat, bu
Updated 4/28/2015 6:37:50 AM

I have no problem getting all my carbs and fat, but I'm always under on my calories and proteins. Any suggestions? BTW...I'm not a big fan of beans which I know is a good source of protein! Thanks!...  Read more

Ok peoples. How on earth do you get rid of the fat
Updated 4/26/2015 7:21:13 AM

Ok peoples. How on earth do you get rid of the fat under your boobs...on your rib cage? (Sorry guys!) I haven't Googled this..I want to know what has actually worked. Help!...  Read more

Turkey Stuffing and CHOLESTEROL

The saturated fat and cholesterol in turkey stuffing can be extremely high for two main reasons: It may be made with high cholesterol & or high saturated fat ingredients, animal fats, butter and eggs; The saturated fat & cholesterol in turkey fat is...  Read more

Fat Tuesday

If you celebrate Fat Tuesday with overindulging, it will also make a Fat Wednesday...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

Poll: Do You Eat 'Fat-Free' Foods or Avoid Them?

I was minding my own business the other day, checking out some of my favorite health and fitness blogs when I stumbled upon a link to a blog post called "Where's the Fat?" by Mark Sisson. I was immediately intrigued."Iíve always been puzzled over the...  Read more

Calorie Savers: 4 Ways to Stretch the Beef

Love meat? Read on to learn how to keep the flavor, cut the fat, all while stretching a buck! Love Italian sausage? Instead of serving up 4 giant links of sausage alongside your pasta meal, why not use one link to flavor 3/4 pound of lean ground turk...  Read more

Natural Trans Fats vs Artificial Trans Fats

While adding frozen all beef hamburger patties to my food list on here, I was surprised and dismayed to read that each burger had about 1.5g trans fat per burger. Considering how many times we have been told ALL trans fats are bad for us, I was kind...  Read more

Healthy eating tip 6: Enjoy healthy fats & avoid unhealthy fats

This one has been missing from my diet until recently - in my book, all fats were bad, but helpguide.org/life/healthy_eating_diet.htm and multiple other sources say otherwise. Here's what I was missing - "Good sources of healthy fat are neede...  Read more