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Doctor insights on: Disadvantages Of Unsaturated Fats

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What is the purpose of hydrogenating unsaturated fats?

Phase: Hi. Saturation of unsaturated fats causes a phase transition from liquid at room temperature to solid at room temperature.

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How do I know how much unsaturated fat should I eat in a day?

How do I know how much unsaturated fat should I eat in a day?

See below: The american heart association recommends that less than 25 to 35% of your daily calories come from fat. Saturated fats should be.

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I ate about 80g of unsaturated fat yesterday if I eat 60g today will this make up for it? Would it be fine if I do this instead of exercise for once?

I ate about 80g of unsaturated fat yesterday if I eat 60g today will this make up for it? Would it be fine if I do this instead of exercise for once?

Balance not quantity: You need to exercise no matter what you eat. Eating unsaturated fats does not replace the need for exercise. Exercise allows your muscles to get stronger, important for your bone health as you age, and also helps with circulation, lymphatic drainage and your mental health. Eating 60 g of unsaturated fat cannot accomplish these same tasks. Work with a clinical nutritionist to get a better balanced Work with a clinical nutritionist to get a better balanced diet that works for you!

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Can doctors tell me what does unsaturated fats mean?

Can doctors tell me what does unsaturated fats mean?

Several types: Mono- and poly- unsaturated refers to the carbon chain chemistry. Polyunsaturated fats are essential for cellular function and are not used as fuel. This is complex chemistry.

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What is the difference between unsaturated fats and trans fats?

What is the difference between unsaturated fats and trans fats?

Unhealthy Fats: Unsaturated fats are in salmon, trout herring, avocados, olives, walnuts and olive oil. They help improve blood Cholesterol. Trans fats raise bad (LDL) cholesterol levels and lower good (HDL) Cholesterol levels causing increased risk of heart disease. They are in doughnuts, cookies, crackers, muffins, pies, cakes, fried fast food, Avoid Trans fats See Physician for Healthy Diet for your Heart!

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How are trans fat and unsaturated fat distinguished from each other?

Incomplete fat: This is theoretical mostly -- what you need to know is that animal fat is mostly saturated and complete. Vegetable fat is a good fat and mostly unsaturated.

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Hey! What are the harmful effects of unsaturated fats and cholesterol?

Hey! What are the harmful effects of unsaturated fats and cholesterol?

Vascular health: Both components, if abundant in the diet, will increase the levels of LDL cholesterol and possibly the risk of atherosclerosis, but put in in context. Especially in the past decade, major scientific papers have re-examined the question and found little impact, and even asked whether the worries are justified. I'd suggest you eat sensibly and stay physically fit, and not criticize food choices.

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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! ".

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Difference between mono unsaturated fats and trans fat?

Difference between mono unsaturated fats and trans fat?

Chemistry & Health: Mono saturated fats are defined by having only one methyl group and the remainder of their carbon chain contain double bonds and no hydrogen atoms attached. That's chemistry. They are neutral in raising the LDL cholesterol & liquid at body temp. Trans saturated fatty acids are saturated fats- having lots of hydrogen atoms & the double bonds are in a trans configuration. They raise LDL, solid @ 98.6.

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Why might it be that you have saturated fat instead of unsaturated fat?

Why might it be that you have saturated fat instead of unsaturated fat?

Question is unclear: Saturated fat is bad for you. Unsaturated fat in moderate quantity is not bad or not as bad. Capish?

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If a food has more unsaturated fats than saturated and trans fats, does the unsaturated cancel out the effects of the saturated and trans?

NO!!!: First of all, there is good reason to question whether saturated fats are actually unhealthy- see http://www. Bmj. Com/content/347/bmj. F6340 however, trans fats are among the most toxic foods one can eat and a major cause of heart disease- see http://bit. Ly/1era8lt ; http://bit. Ly/13o0nkq no amount of healthy fats can "cancel out" the incredible toxicity caused by trans fats.

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Can eating too much unsaturated fat make me put on weight?

Can eating too much unsaturated fat make me put on weight?

You Bet: Eating too much in general will cause weight gain, but excessive levels of fat can definitely lead to weight gain. The best way to approach dietary issues is to remember the principle of "all things in moderation.".

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Will eating too much unsaturated fat make me put on weight?

Will eating too much unsaturated fat make me put on weight?

Yes...: Fat (saturated or otherwise) contains over twice the energy density than either protein or carbohydrate. So eating fat will usually get stored as fat! Good luck!

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What happen to the blood circulation if a man consume too much unsaturated fat?

Fat: Saturated or unsaturated fat is not the issue some thought it was relative to heart disease. Here's a link http://www. Webmd. Com/cholesterol-management/features/truth-about-saturated-fats The type of fat to avoid is called "Transfat." This is human made and the body does not recognize it. It's in lots of things, especially junk food. Consider coconut oil or olive oil for good fat and satiety.

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What are the benefits that unsaturated fats and proteins provide when included in a balanced diet?

What are the benefits that unsaturated fats and proteins provide when included in a balanced diet?

Heart healthy: Unsaturated fats are heart healthy, protein are the building blocks of cells, tissues and organs. We need at least 0.8 to 1.0 grams per kilogram of body weight of protein a day to help the body repair, rejuvenate and produce new body parts.

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Is mono unsaturated fat healthier than polyunsaturated fats? Which one will affect our diet more? And why is that so?

Is mono unsaturated fat healthier than polyunsaturated fats? Which one will affect our diet more? And why is that so?

Tough to say: According to recent research studies, there is no conclusive evidence that mono unsaturated fat is healthier than poly unsaturated fat. They are both healthier than saturated fat, which is found mostly in animal fat. Unsaturated fat tends to lower bad cholesterol and makes less cholesterol plaques which cause blockages in the arteries.

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How does saturated fat raise cholesterol levels and mono/poly-unsaturated fat not suppose to?

How does saturated fat raise cholesterol levels and mono/poly-unsaturated fat not suppose to?

The body can make it: The body can make the saturated fat, but there are certain lipids that has to be ingested with food because the body cannot make it. For those that the body can make, any extra amount ingested with food will start to accumulate and building up the levels.