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What Are Saturated Fat Resources

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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

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

I need a haircut so bad! But I am forcing myself t
Updated 6/22/2015 7:20:29 PM

I need a haircut so bad! But I am forcing myself to earn it by working out consistently for a month. This is good motivation!...  Read more

I am killing today! Already had my, 8 8's, under i
Updated 6/23/2015 11:34:25 AM

I am killing today! Already had my, 8 8's, under in all food areas and I am stuffed. I've worked out double amount today and am feeling great. I am about to have my, very first, perfect day. Word. Hope you guys are killing it and feeling good too!...  Read more

Hey, everyone. I am new here. Would like a friend
Updated 6/23/2015 12:14:16 AM

Hey, everyone. I am new here. Would like a friend to help keep me accountable as well as share my successes with. I would also just like to meet positive people. I am very determined, and working hard. Peacce and Love...  Read more

So I am wondering how often people on here update
Updated 6/22/2015 1:14:33 PM

So I am wondering how often people on here update their weight? I have "lost weight" but I've seen this number without changing eating habits. It generally goes back to 137 so how often do you guys update it?...  Read more

So here I am again starting over. I have reset my
Updated 6/22/2015 12:13:26 PM

So here I am again starting over. I have reset my goals to lose 57 lbs in a year. It's less ambitious than my previous goal, but I can stick to it. Slow and steady, right?...  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

Movie Goers Should Consider Skipping the Popcorn and Drink

In the December 2009 issue of the Nutrition Action Health Letter, the Center for Science in the Public Interest takes on movie popcorn and drinks and wow what a revelation it is, not only for those looking to lose weight, but for those looking to em...  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

Study: Doubling Saturated Fat in the Diet Does Not Increase Saturated Fat in Blood New research link

Doubling or even nearly tripling saturated fat in the diet does not drive up total levels of saturated fat in the blood, according to a controlled diet study. However, increasing levels of carbohydrates in the diet during the study promoted a st...  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