Fats | Food Pyramid
Good fats – Bad fats The type of fat you eat, is much more important to your health than the amount of fat you eat. What really matters when it comes to avoiding diseases, is to pay attention to the type of fat you eat. You can prevent many diseases by eating healthier fats. You […]
14 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Take Advice from a Traditionally Trained Nutritionist
I love nutrition, but I really hate the way it tends to be practiced. Many dietitians are NOT basing their nutrition advice on the latest science (1). The general guidelines are completely outdated. They have barely changed in the past few decades, even though nutrition science has advanced greatly. It's not worth arguing about. But... I’ve personally stopped getting into arguments about nutrition online, because it is time consuming and frustrating. But I know that a lot of people do get…
13 Foods Highest in Trans Fats
What is trans fat, exactly? Essentially, it’s the type of fat that’s created when hydrogen is added to the chemical structure of a fat, typically vegetable...
Harmful Trans Fat Ingredients Lurk In Supermarket Foods -
A new analysis by Environmental Working Group has found that harmful artificial trans fatty acids lurk in more than 27 percent of more than 84,000 processed foods common in American supermarkets. Another 10 percent contain ingredients likely to contain trans fat. EWG analysts used … Continue reading →
How harmful trans fats are?
Fats are found in almost every food we consume. Often we put them in the category “harmful”, because of fear of weight gain or harmful influence. What we know is that fat may be helpful and harmful. Without healthy fats our bodies will not function normally. They are important for all functions in the body, […]