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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 ready to hit this hard and feel good again!!
Updated 4/24/2016 3:04:28 PM

I am ready to hit this hard and feel good again!! Need to increase my heart rate while exercising. Anybody have any info to share on which fitness tracker is best?? And if Fitbit...which one???...  Read more

First time posting, I love this app! I am down 4 l
Updated 4/24/2016 11:45:31 AM

First time posting, I love this app! I am down 4 lbs in almost 3 weeks. Was bad the last two days but today is another day...  Read more

I am trading my diet coke and crystal light for Le
Updated 4/24/2016 11:21:04 AM

I am trading my diet coke and crystal light for Lemon water and green tea. My peanut butter for coconut oil. All the things that I love are hurting my weight loss...  Read more

Started the gym this week, and it's hard but I am
Updated 4/24/2016 11:42:02 AM

Started the gym this week, and it's hard but I am committed to losing weight. 10,000 steps a day is my goal...  Read more

It's 10 AM and I already walked 5 miles! I did a 5
Updated 4/24/2016 12:10:56 PM

It's 10 AM and I already walked 5 miles! I did a 5 mile walk/jog in 1 hour and 15 minutes. That averages out to a 15 minute mile! So proud Of myself!...  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