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High Saturated Fat Foods Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for High Saturated Fat Foods.

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

10 Worst Foods of the Year

  Editor's Note: After much deliberation, food writer John "Mr. Bad Food" McGran has come up with the "best" of the worst foods he’s reviewed over the past year. Here there are in his words (in no particul...  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

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

How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label

What do you look for when you’re checking out the nutrition facts on that macaroni and cheese box? Whether you’re one to zoom in on total calories or total carbs, you might be missing the real picture. Nutrition facts should be a part of...  Read more

is custom food what I have eaten and entered?
Updated 10/5/2015 6:34:25 PM

is custom food what I have eaten and entered?...  Read more

Logged a McDs Oreo Frappe into my food just now...
Updated 10/5/2015 9:27:59 PM

Logged a McDs Oreo Frappe into my food just now... definitely never wasting THAT many calories again! Phahahahaha. Thank goodness I have a forgiving attitude or I would feel a mountain of guilt ;)...  Read more

Back again and eating within calories but bad food
Updated 10/6/2015 9:29:27 AM

I am restarting Spark, and I am keeping within the calories. But, I am making poor food choices. We are cleaning out the basement and then we grab quick fast food or a candy bar for energy and go back to cleaning. We will be cleaning for many more...  Read more

Looking for support. i am wanting to lose fat.
Updated 10/5/2015 4:38:11 PM

Looking for support. i am wanting to lose fat....  Read more

On a budget, you won't want to waste the food you

On a budget, you won't want to waste the food you already have. I'd make a shopping list with two columns: Left column - foods you've run out of/would usually buy. Right column - healthier substitutes. Try to shop from the right colum...  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


A switch to polyunsaturated fats can possibly lead to lower levels of body inflamation and less build up of plaque in the arteries. The foods with the most saturated fat are butter, cream, and cheese. Coconut and palm oils are largely saturated. Too...  Read more


Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  Read more

Have You Tried the Skinny Nut?

A recent report highlighted what we nutrition minded people have known for a while, which is nuts provide good nutrition in a tasty package. Tree nuts in particular provide heart healthy benefits due to their healthy fat source and also provide a goo...  Read more

Diet Friendly Dining: Are Your Extreme Favorites on the 2009 List?

The dailySpark has previously looked at The 11 Worst Foods of 2008. Now, we bring you the 2009 Xtreme Eating Awards for some of the most loaded choices in the casual dining world. Many of us love macaroni and cheese and know that it can be a higher f...  Read more