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palm oil

Is Palm oil healthy?

Palm Oil Originally, trans fats were produced as a way to solidify unsaturated fats/vegetable oils. This was more desirable than using animal fats in some products. Unfortunately, it turned out trans fats were extremely unhealthy. The FDA is currently in the process of banning trans fats from foods. The logical...

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saturated fat

Is saturated fat unhealthy?

Saturated Fat Saturated fat is known as the unhealthy or "bad" fat. Coconut oil has given saturated fat a makeover in recent years and many openly doubt the negative health effects associated with saturated fat. Some even go as far as touting it for its potential health benefits. What is fat? Dietary fat...

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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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Mailbag Monday: slow metabolism, weight watchers, gaining weight and fat intake

This week's mailbag includes questions about losing weight with a slow metabolism, the Weight Watchers Diet, gaining weight and cutting fat out of the diet. If you have any questions you want answered, submit it at the bottom of this page. Metabolism. According to the information on this site, I...

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