Saturated fat should be maximum 10 percent of diet, WHO says
A person’s diet should contain only 10 percent of saturated fats and 1 percent from trans fats, according to new World Health Organization guidelines. Source: Saturated fat should be Read more
This method of weight loss could wind up backfiring
While the research is promising, cryolipolysis may end up doing the exact opposite of what you want it to do. Source: This method of weight loss could wind up Read more
How Am I Really Supposed to Dispose of My Frying Oil?
Have you heard? The world’s sewers are headed straight for an aneurysm of hair and congealed fat. Caused by solidified cooking oils that pick up debris and expand, becoming enormous obstructions in the sewer system, these early clogs may be museum-worthy, but they’re also destructive (and dangerous to the workers who try to remove them). So... Read more Read more
5 Studies on Saturated Fat — Time to Retire the Myth?
For decades, saturated fat has been blamed for causing heart disease. This article explores the findings from 5 recent studies on this. Source: 5 Studies on Saturated Fat — Time to Retire the Read more
Is Coconut Oil All It’s Cracked Up To Be? Get The Facts On This Faddish Fat
In the past few years, enthusiasts have touted coconut oil as the next great health food. But it contains high levels of saturated fat, which is associated with an increased risk of heart Read more
Gene Affects How Some Women Store Fat – And Ups Their Diabetes Risk
Cruelly, the gene is sex specific: Men with the same variation of the fat-distribution gene have a much less heightened diabetes Read more
4 Myths Nutritionists Wish People Would Forget
There are misconceptions about nutrition and weight loss — here are some top Read more
Seasoning your cast iron pan isn’t enough
Cast iron is strange mixture of incredibly durable and unusually delicate—especially for a cooking Read more
Don’t smoke your oil!
Do you like to pan fry? Sauté? Deep fry? Are you worried that you have to use certain oils, ones with a high smoke point? But, what if it’s not the healthiest oil? For your health, Read more
Food Labels: What They Tell You, How to Read Them
Looking at a food label for the first time such an overwhelming experience, even if you know something about nutrition. Grams, percent of daily value… it’s enough to make anyone Read more