How Much Fat Do You Really Need in Your Diet?

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Many medical conditions can require someone to reduce their fat intake dramatically. According to Dr. Ed Blonz, Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California San Francisco, the average American eats a diet that is 10 or 15 percent higher in fat content than necessary.1 The type of fat people eat makes a difference, as Read more …

The Value Of Unsaturated Oils

Both kinds of fats, saturated and unsaturated are necessary for good health. Saturated fats come mostly from meats. You probably get more than enough saturated fats in your diet; if you did not, your body would manufacture it. Unsaturated fats come from fish and vegetable sources. They too are essential for good health; they help Read more …

Raw Unprocessed Foods & Your Digestive System

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When you think about it like that it makes a great deal of sense. You’ve spent years listening to people telling you how good raw, unprocessed foods are for your digestive system. There may also have been times when frequent bathroom trips have attested to the fact that raw foods ‘keep you going’. Now that Read more …

Think Healthy Fat Rather Than No Fat

The human body needs fat, both “good” and “bad” fat, that is, both n-6 essential fatty acids and n-3 essential fatty acids. The problem for most people is that they get way too much of the n-6 essential fatty acids and not nearly enough of the n-3′s. The n-6 essential fatty acids are found in Read more …