All fats, whether saturated or unsaturated, contain 9 calories per gram. This is more than double that of protein or carbs, which contain 4 calories per gram. Therefore, while healthy sources of fat are essential to human health, they should be consumed in moderation.
Hello everyone… I’m in the midst of a big assignment for school, so instead of moving on to the next topic in our series on fats, I decided to repost the three previous posts in the series. This will be a good review, since… Continue Reading “Ultimate Guide to Nutrients: Fats – A short review”
These foods will help with all aspects of health and weight loss, not just burning belly fat. God bless!
Trying to lose weight? Who isn’t?! Here’s a list of 10 foods to help burn fat and build muscle!
This video was brought to my attention by my university. As a recovering sugar addict myself, I felt it was important to share this with all of you. This video discusses the lengths food manufacturers go to, when developing products. The chemistry, physics, biology,… Continue Reading “Have you seen this? Simply Irresistible ~ The Science Behind Addictive Food”
Saturated Fatty Acids have been demonized since the 1970’s and as far back as the 1950’s, when Ancel Keys published his famous “7 Country Study“. However, many studies are now beginning to show that saturated fat isn’t the bad guy we’ve been led to… Continue Reading “Ultimate Guide to Nutrients: Saturated Fats”
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You may have heard of people who take fish oil supplements… but do you know why they take them? Fish oil supplements are gaining in popularity as people become more aware of the health benefits that they may offer us.…
Keep in mind, at least 50% of the fat in our body is saturated fat. So, we have a lot of saturated fat in the body, we can’t form cells without it, but it’s bad for us? Hmmmm.
Since the 1970’s, fat has been demonized as the primary cause of heart disease. There are so many questions about fat. Is it good? Is it bad? Does it cause heart disease? Does it clog arteries? Is it the cause of our obesity epidemic?… Continue Reading “Ultimate Guide to Nutrients: Fat-The Basics”