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Saturated And Trans Fat Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Saturated And Trans Fat.

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

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

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

The 8 Best Fast Food Breakfasts

You know that breakfast is important, but when you're in a pinch in the morning, sometimes fast food is the quickest option. It's no secret that fast food isn't the healthiest or most nutritious option, but when it's the only option,...  Read more

If you meet your daily calories will the fat conte
Updated 6/21/2016 9:54:47 PM

If you meet your daily calories will the fat content affect your ability to lose weight?...  Read more

Technical question about burning fat
Updated 6/22/2016 7:11:17 AM

My reading on intermittent fasting says that the body actually has enough stores of glycogen that it can keep using them for at least 8 hours as long as NO new carbs are eaten before the body switches to using fat. However, most people who lose weigh...  Read more

Weighted yesterday at Dr and down 2 lbs in fat and
Updated 6/21/2016 3:58:45 PM

Weighted yesterday at Dr and down 2 lbs in fat and up .75 in muscle. I'll take that any time....  Read more

Any tips on how to lose belly fat I walk 2 miles a
Updated 6/21/2016 2:31:26 PM

Any tips on how to lose belly fat I walk 2 miles a day and I walk throughout the day at work but this stubborn belly fat is my problem all tips are welcome 😊😊#firstpost...  Read more

Ok if sweat is fat crying mine is bawling like a b
Updated 6/21/2016 12:01:31 PM

Ok if sweat is fat crying mine is bawling like a baby. 4 miles with leslie kicked my backside lol...  Read more

Proud of myself!!!

Today all McDonald's restaurants were offering, absolutely free, a bacon, cheese and egg breakfast sandwich on a home-style biscuit to show off their new menu item. I had to drive my husband and daughter to the airport early this morning and didn't...  Read more

One Cause of Depression

An International research project proved thateating too many trans-fats and saturated fats can increase the risk of depression....  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

Proposed Guidelines for Marketing Food to Kids: What Do You Think?

Last month the US government released new guidelines that crack down on how the food industry can market products to children. The new, voluntary guidelines ask for healthier alternatives to be touted, while halting marketing of sugary cereals and ot...  Read more

Get Your Facts Up Front

Over a year ago, we shared about the Food and Drug Administration's desire for manufactures to post front-of-label nutrition information in an effort to support the fight against obesity in our country. Now, the Grocery Manufacturers Association...  Read more