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About Fats

submitted by: admin on 05/07/2015
Some fats are required for life and some are lethal. An overview of the types of fat and their role in our body and their relationship to health and disease are described.              

All About Fats

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
Saturated, polyunsaturated, trans, and essential fatty acid chemistry is easy when properly explained. Fat is what we burn most efficiently and are under-appreciated in their value.            

Trans Fats

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
What are they and what do they do. They induce inflammation. Measurements of inflammatory markers has been documented. We discuss what they are, what they do, and how we get rid of them is discussed.          

Trans Fats: What do they do?

submitted by: admin on 12/09/2018
Trans fats are dangerous. They increase inflammation in healthy people. Markers for inflammation such as TNF-alpha, interluken 10 and 1 beta all go up with consumption of trans fats. There is legislation is pending that will decrease their availability

Triglycerides: What You Need to Know

submitted by: admin on 12/09/2018
Triglycerides are defined. We need them for energy, energy storage, insulation, mambrane function. When levels are too high problems follow. Diets too high in sugar lead to high levels of insulin and of triglycerides as well as blood pressure and a tendency to lay down fat. Exercise is the antidote to this, as is a low carbohydrate diet. We burn fat as our primary...

What is in a Chicken Nugget?

submitted by: admin on 10/10/2013
Two scientists from Mississippi examined two chicken nuggets from two undisclosed national fast food restaurants and reported their findings in the October 2013 issue of the American Journal of Medicine. The nuggets contained 40-50% muscle, fat, blood vessels, cartilage, skin, and 38 additives that we don't need in our bodies that included trans fats, sugar,...