Cholesterol in the blood can be one of the best predictors for heart disease, especially if the ratio between high density lipoprotein (HDL(Good Cholesterol)) and low density lipoprotein (LDL(Bad cholesterol)) is considered. Cholesterol is fat bound up in lipoproteins in order to make it soluble (Fats and Cholesterol). For a long time dietary cholesterol was … Continue reading Cholesterol: Bacon and Eggs a Secret to Health?
Omega 3 fatty acids have recently been touted as almost a universal cure all, and the solution to many of America’s problems with fats. Omega 3’s are a polyunsaturated fat, however, I separated them from my previous post. The majority of polyunsaturated fats that Americans consume are Omega 6, so I separated Omega 3s in … Continue reading Omega 3’s: Fishy Fats