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All food contains fat – even carrots and lettuce have a tiny amount – but some fats are better for you than others. Of course fats provide a lot of calories per gram, but they can be loaded with nutrients too. In fact, some are described as 'essential fats' and it is crucial you include them in your diet
If your doctor tells you that some major health problems like obesity or heart disease “run in your family,” shouldn’t you first check to see if your family members have all been eating the same blood-clogging fats and health-wrecking chemicals that cause those diseases or disorders, and if any of them ever exercised?
One of the great breakthroughs in understanding the obesity epidemic of recent years has been the discovery of the so-called “fat switch”.
Learn the truth about the popular weight-loss method.
When we are eating healthy whole foods with the absence of highly refined carbohydrates, weight gain should not be a problem.
Despite the current health and wellness craze, more than 1 in 3 US adults are classified as either overweight or obese — that’s nearly three times more than 50 years ago (1).
Obesity is not merely a cosmetic problem, but a severe threat to health and longevity. That old saying, “The longer the belt, the shorter the life,” is entirely accurate.
Health experts have warned for years that eating too much fat can contribute to calorie overload, overweight and obesity. But not all fats are created equal, and in the latest study on the subject, scientists found that eating certain fats, no matter how many calories they contain, won’t lead to significant weight gain.
American College of Cardiology, September 28, 2015
Replacing saturated fats with carbs from whole grains, unsaturated fats most effective at lowering risk