How much fat should I eat each day?

saturated faMyths 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

What is fat?

saturated fat

Dietary fat is one of the nutrients that fuels the body. Unlike carbs and protein which give the body 4 calories per gram, fat is more than twice as energy dense, providing the body with 9 calories per gram. Though fat is associated with greasy foods such as hamburgers and


saturated fat

Dietary fat is one of the three macronutrients (fats, carbohydrates and proteins) the body uses for energy. It is the most energy dense of the macronutrients, providing 9 calories per gram, compared to 4 calories per gram for carbs and proteins. Contrary to popular belief, eating fat does not makes

Misleading Food Labels

Learning the benefits of eating health foods may convince you to start eating them. But what if the foods you start eating aren’t any healthier than the ones you gave up? Misleading statements on food labels can lead to that. Whole Grains Incorporating whole foods into your diet will give