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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

Hey everyone! I am looking for someone to help me
Updated 3/2/2015 2:43:33 PM

Hey everyone! I am looking for someone to help me on this weightloss journey! I need someone that is willing to help hold me accountable as well as keep me motivated and in return I will do the same for you....  Read more

I am thankful for
Updated 3/2/2015 3:11:23 PM

for saving my soul 9...  Read more

I let great habits slide for a week or so and I am
Updated 3/2/2015 6:11:29 AM

I let great habits slide for a week or so and I am craving the healthy lifestyle! It was scary on the dark side, remind me not to let that happen again!!! To celebrate getting over this speed bump I am going to reach out to a friend today!...  Read more

New here. What am I doing wrong?
Updated 3/2/2015 8:51:13 AM

I would like to lose 15 pounds. I exercise at least 5 days a week & for the most part watch what I eat but I am hungry constantly & tend to snack a bit too much. The scale will never budge! I am only doing cardio & walking so I don't add muscle weigh...  Read more

So I'm very young. I weigh 180 and am aiming for 1
Updated 3/1/2015 9:46:12 PM

So I'm very young. I weigh 180 and am aiming for 125 the most. I have a wedding coming up and vacation in California and really need someone to help me stay on track!!!...  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

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