I recently attended a 2 day seminar held by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York City. One of the key note speakers was Walter Willet, M.D. - Chairman of the Department of Nutrition at ...
What is fat? Does it serve a purpose? If you ask many on the street , they would assuredly tell you that fat is "bad" and that they need to get rid of theirs. While one can certainly possess too much ...
Organizations around the world have stepped up their actions against trans fat following New York's move to ban anything more than tiny amounts of trans fat at the city's some 20,000 restaurants. Denm...
Hydrogenated and Partially hydrogenated are not the same. Vegetable shortening is an example of hydrogenated oil and is composed of severely whipped palm oil that puts lots of oxygen into the oil whic...
Copyright © 2007 Debbie FontanaStudies have shown that trans fats reduce our levels of HDL (the good cholesterol) and increase our levels of LDL (the bad cholesterol). All of which may be bad for your...
Studies have shown that trans fats reduce our levels of HDL (the good cholesterol) and increase our levels of LDL (the bad cholesterol). All of which may be bad for your heart.So cities across the US ...
Over the years, people tend to associate high blood cholesterol to be a cause of heart disease. However, most people do not know the following fact. Total blood cholesterol, which includes both HDL (g...
Surprise, surprise; our government/media complex is at it again. In their constant drive to control every aspect of our lives-and train us to beg them to do so-they have once again reached for the gov...
As consumers we had no idea how much trans fatty acids (trans-fat) were in the food we eat. Until now, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), after much red tape, is requiring that trans-fats b...
Trans fat is a generic name for an unsaturated fat that contains transisomer fatty acid. A trans fat can be either monounsaturated or polyunsaturated. Most trans fats are industrially made. Unlike ...