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What Is 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 am so thankful for all my spark friends, you are
Updated 2/4/2016 11:04:54 AM

I am so thankful for all my spark friends, you are the best! You are so kind and supportive, you all inspire me to keep going and not give up. I truly feel we are on this journey together. Have a great day my friends....  Read more

Starting weight 265lbs I am now currently 232lbs.
Updated 2/4/2016 12:27:08 PM

Starting weight 265lbs I am now currently 232lbs. I still have a ways to go but I'm excited about my progress....  Read more

Hi. I am new to this site. I am about to turn 52 a
Updated 2/4/2016 12:48:11 PM

Hi. I am new to this site. I am about to turn 52 and am considered obese. Due to a back injury and now diagnosed with Sjogren's syndrome, I can barely walk 100 feet without excruciating back pain. I am at my wits end.......  Read more

Do you eat then workout? My day start's at 5 am, I
Updated 2/4/2016 10:05:56 AM

Do you eat then workout? My day start's at 5 am, I'm trying to workout and eat before I go to work....  Read more

I am on a roll this week. However I am still going
Updated 2/4/2016 10:51:09 AM

I am on a roll this week. However I am still going to have a piece of my daughter's birthday cake. Everything in moderation. She turns 5 today... my youngest is 5.... sigh... where did the time go???...  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

Carbs in the Diet Increase Saturated Fat In the Blood

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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