FOOD, FACTS and FADS

Exploring the sense and nonsense of food and health


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Fats, Sugar and the Liver?

All fats and carbs are not equal when it comes to their effects on the body. This is clearly reported in a new study called the “MUFFIN” study comparing saturated fat and polyunsaturated fat effects on the liver. The same goes with sugars.

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Soy Bean Oil?

If you are a frequent label reader, particularly the ingredient lists, you will soon realize how often soybean oil is used in processed foods.  This article presents an interesting study on the use of various oils in the diet and weight gain, at least in mice.

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Fat Facts

 

English: Open face bacon and egg sandwich

English: Open face bacon and egg sandwich (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

There is so much talk about dietary fats these days. Some advice wrongly suggests “bring on the bacon.”    Should we eat more fat? What about the latest on saturated fat?  What are “healthy fats?  This article gives us the facts in a straightforward manner that sorts through this confusion.

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