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Saturated Fat Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Saturated Fat.

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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

How tall are you? What's your body fat %? You shou
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How tall are you? What's your body fat %? You should have this assessed if you are close to your goal so that you won't go under a healthy amount of fat on your body (especially if female)....  Read more

Trying to figure out lower fat options. I have be
Updated 11/23/2014 11:08:04 PM

Trying to figure out lower fat options. I have been keeping calories and carbs in check and have been loosing weight with but fat grams is always high and always low on protein? Any food suggestions?...  Read more

Starting a new group called F being Fat! If anyone
Updated 11/22/2014 9:34:38 AM

Starting a new group called F being Fat! If anyone wants to join! :) www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individ
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What food contributes the most to fat?
Updated 11/22/2014 7:47:49 AM

A new user. I see the reports, very good. Fat shows high on some days. Is there a means to check whats food(s) are contributing the most to the excessive fat that day/week/month? Or to cholesterol?...  Read more

I feel so fat today. I put on pants that were comf
Updated 11/19/2014 11:55:21 AM

I feel so fat today. I put on pants that were comfortable a year ago & are Really tight today. I've been doing so much better last 3 week's that i hoped I'd see a difference by now but i haven't. I'm so frustrated. I know now that I'm consisten...  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

SATURATED VERSUS POLYUNSATURATED

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 and Belly Fat

Excess saturated fat may lead to more belly fat than excess polyunsaturated fat. Swedish researchers fed 37 young lean people an average of three 250-calorie muffins a day that were made with either palm oil (a saturated fat) or sunflower oil (a...  Read more

The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease

"Saturated fat does not cause heart disease"—or so concluded a big study published in March in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. How could this be? The very cornerstone of dietary advice for generations has been that the saturated fats in butt...  Read more