Tag - fat

Are all calories the same?

Eating the proper amount of calories to remain within an appropriate weight range is part of overall health but making smart food choices is also important in improving general wellbeing. Calories from different sources have various effects (both good and bad) on overal health. Maximizing intake of healthy foods...

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How much fat should I eat each day?

Myths perpetuated over long periods of time eventually become accepted as fact. One of the most prevalent diet myths says eating fat makes you fat. Fat has plenty of important functions, many of which are essential to life. Drastically reducing or attempting to eliminate your intake of fat can...

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saturated fat

Top 5 Sources of Bad Fats

Fat has become a dirty word in the English language. It is synonymous with unsightly, lazy and ugly. Unfortunately, the fat that describes overweight and the fat that describes an essential macronutrient are two different words that are often confused. The fat found in food can have positive or...

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saturated fat

The Low Carb Craze is Crazy

Even with the popularity of low carb diets on the decline, many people continue to use them. These diets may initially shed some pounds but they are unhealthy, severely limit your food selection and take away your body's main source of energy. Sources of Carbohydrates Foods that contain carbohydrates range from...

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