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Saturated Fat Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Saturated Fat.

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

From Wallet to Waistline

Americans who take advantage of larger sizes for just a few pennies more when eating out may be getting more calories than they bargain for, according to a new report by a coalition of health organizations. The report found that the food industry'...  Read more

Is there a way to tell wether I'm gaining fat or m
Updated 9/27/2015 2:01:42 PM

Is there a way to tell wether I'm gaining fat or muscle? I have been working out a lot more lately although I have been eating more too. Not sure......  Read more

okay, my bf seems to want to keep me fat. i have t
Updated 9/27/2015 11:01:51 PM

okay, my bf seems to want to keep me fat. i have to be stern when i turn down food and make my own. but by golly, im doing it. no one will stop me....  Read more

how is fat i im
Updated 9/26/2015 11:36:58 AM

how is fat i im...  Read more

If it's fat and not extra skin, then this article

If it's fat and not extra skin, then this article has a lot of helpful info:
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Belly Fat
Updated 10/1/2015 4:37:26 AM

Good Morning....first message board request. Recently came back to SP from another weight loss program. You guys are the best! Anyway...I'm looking for exercises that will target belly fat. I do cardio walking 5 days ago and I joined the 28 Day B...  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

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

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

Food on the Run: Papa John's Pizza

Thank you for making the new Food on the Run series a hit!Based on your great comments, this week we take a look at pizza.I'm sure you will find out some surprising facts, just as I did.I start the review of pizza options by looking atPapa John&#...  Read more

Saturated fat isn't linked with increased risk of death - August 2015 Study

"New research from McMaster University shows that trans fats are associated with greater risk of death and coronary heart disease, and should probably be avoided. But when you compare the two, trans fat's less evil cousins – saturated fats –...  Read more

Butter and Saturated Fat are Vindicated!

For decades we've been told that saturated fat is bad for you, that it causes heart attacks/disease and that it makes you fat, but the latest research is proving this wrong. I ran across a 2014 article from Time Magazine regarding saturate...  Read more