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Dr. Warren Foster
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Saturated Fat (Definition)

Saturated fat is a kind of fat found in certain foods. Eating high amounts of saturated fats over time may make a person more prone to developing heart disease and plaques ...Read more


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What is the ideal unsaturated to saturated fat ratio?

10% saturated: If 30% of your diet is fat. No more than 10% of the fat should come from saturated fats. The other 20% should be from mono and polyunsaturated fats, like olive oil and canola oil respectively. ...Read more

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What's the best way to avoid saturated fat in my diet?

What's the best way to avoid saturated fat in my diet?

Dont eat animals: Most saturated fat comes in the form of animal meats and fat, the skin of the chicken and turkey is all saturated fat, as is the white ribbed part of a steak. Reducing your intake of meat and poultry, can help. ...Read more

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Why would unsaturated fat be better than saturated fat?

Why would unsaturated fat be better than saturated fat?

It's not Better: Polyunsaturated fat (pufa) and saturated fat have the same calories to make you gain weight, raise your blood pressure and blood sugar. The most recent studies show monounsaturated fats such as olive oil or canola oil are the least harmful: unlike pufa, they do not auto-oxidize or increase inflammation and they are the fastest to be burned as fuel. But really, there is "no safe fat!". ...Read more

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Please explain why is oatmeal good for you if it has saturated fat in it?

Please explain why is oatmeal good for you if it has saturated fat in it?

Steel cut oats: Not all oatmeal is the same. The type of oatmeal that is beneficial is steel cut oats. It has negligible saturated fat, predominantly monounsaturated fat (as a percentage of total fat which is extremely low), relatively high fiber and low calories. See: http://caloriecount.about.com/calories-oats-i8123 ...Read more

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What is the verdict on saturated fat? Should one be avoiding it altogether?

Monosaturated fats : are good for you and provide energy for the body, and well digested like avocados, nuts, certain oils. Check with your doctor first to rule out allergies, do fasting sugar, and check cholesterol levels, even though dietary sources do not cause problems. One's liver needs to be able to manufacture it, as it's the building block of all hormones and steroids used in the body. ...Read more

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Can exercise burn saturated fat?

Can exercise burn saturated fat?

Exercise: Can burn fat, carbohydrates and protein, but you have to do lots and more than your calorie intake to burn fat. ...Read more

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Can you burn off saturated fat by exercise?

Can you burn off saturated fat by exercise?

Most human fat is..: Saturated. Animal fat is primarily saturated. You cannot burn off one type of fat selectively. Not metabolically possible! so the answer is yes, you can burn off all fat through exercise. Easier not to put it on than have to lose it! good luck! ...Read more

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Does lard contain trans fat or saturated fat?

Healthy, Not Trans: Lard, stored animal fat, no trans bonds. Ancel keys: fraudulent. The vast majority of c-c bonds in all fats, plant & animal, are single, aka saturated (no room for more hydrogen side atoms). If double bonds (unsaturated) present & converted to single bonds by industrial hydrogenation lacking control: ½ cis, ½ trans. All living cells do cis-. See google images. No evidence nat. Sat. Fat unhealthy. ...Read more

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