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Archive for the Transfats Category

Don’t Use These Oils

When you buy a “cold pressed” cooking oil, do you assume that the seeds were pressed safely at a cool temperature to protect the oil from rancidity, trans fats, and other toxic processing chemicals? Unfortunately, this couldn’t be further from the truth! Modern cold pressing heats the

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How “too much omega-6 and not enough omega-3” is making us sick?

In the last article we discussed the problems humans have converting omega-3 (n-3) fats from plant sources, such as flax seeds and walnuts, to the longer chain derivatives EPA and DHA. Since EPA and DHA (especially DHA) are responsible for the benefits omega-3 fats provide, and since

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Avoid Processed Foods

Some facts about processed foods. The Standard American Diet (SAD) severely lacks nutrients due to the processed foods it includes. While lacking nutrients, to make matters worse, most processed foods contain … artificial colors, additives, flavorings, and chemically altered trans-fats, and sweeteners. Many of the claims on processed food packaging labels are

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Vegetables Oils Are No Alternative for Animal Fats!

Are vegetables oils “healthy” replacement for natural butter and animal fats?   As the proponents of the diet-heart hypothesis told the world not to eat animal fats, they had to replace them with something. So, they proposed to eat vegetables oils such as corn oil, soy oil, canola

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Digestion of Lipids (Fats)

Digestion of Lipids (Fats)   The food containing fats essentially follow the same pathway as carbohydrate foods. As fat containing food travels through the digestive tract, its digestion takes place in different locations, with chemical digestion primarily beginning in the stomach.. Step by step fat metabolism >> Read

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Are Vegetable Oils True Replacement for Butter???

Are vegetables oils “healthy” replacement for natural butter and animal fats? No, absolutely not. Many of us perceive vegetable oils as “healthy” because these industrially extracted liquids are deceptively named after our healthy food source “vegetable.” Since vegetables are good for us, the vegetable oils must be too … Not so fast!

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“Eat Less Fat” Conspiracy

“Eat less fat” conspiracy   Since 1960s, manufacturers of low-fat foods, agra-pharma complex, and other huge financial interests have waged a successful promotional campaign. Spearheaded by the proponents of the diet-heart hypothesis, medical and governmental regulatory agencies published the erroneous food pyramid and low-fat dietary guidelines between

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