Introduction To Dietary Fats Read this for a quick introduction to dietary fats. Saturated Fats Are Saturated fats as dangerous as commonly thought? Can they be included comfortably in a diet? Unsaturated Fats Are unsaturated fats the guilt free fat? Are they the secret to longevity? Omega 3's Are the fishy fats the savior we … Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Fats
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
Unsaturated fats are often pushed as a replacement for the allegedly dangerous saturated fats that people consume. There are two primary types of unsaturated fat, monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats; they are named based on whether they have one or more double bonds. A fat with only a single double bond is considered monounsaturated and … Continue reading Unsaturated Fats: The Mediterranean Savior?
Note: This article is more about technical basics than advice. Read if you want to understand more about the underlying science. One of the most confusing aspects of modern nutrition is fat. The recommendations seem to be more liquid than the ocean, so trying to figure out what to do is exhausting and sometimes nearly … Continue reading Introduction to Dietary Fats