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Where Do Saturated Fats Come From
Are the same natural saturated fats that come when a woman breastfeed her child vs formula? What do you think?
Not the same: Breastmilk is unique in that fat composition varies over the duration of the feeding as well as timing of the feeding. Infant formulas have been modified to approach breastmilk composition. Babies who are breastfed are less likely to obese as children and adults. Breastmilk is the gold standard. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Synthetic vs.natural: Trans fats are terrible for health as they are hydrogenated and inflame the artery walls as well as ruining your cholesterol - stay away! saturated fats like butter, coconut oils in reasonable quantities are actually now found to be ok for health and coconut oil in particular has been found to be good for health, especially with memory issues like alzheimers.Meats are saturated, eat in moderation. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
If I am teenager and want to live healthy life style should I eat saturated fat or not as study show it is healthy
Reduce saturated fat: Today's general medical advice is to eat more unsaturated fat from nuts, vegetable oils, and fish, and less saturated fat from red meat, organ meat and whole dairy. But for whole dairy we can substitute low fat dairy (1% milk, skim cheese, yoghurt, egg white omelets); and for animal fat we can substitute white meat (chicken without skin) and some lean red meat (try bison burgers). ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
If saturated fats are a concern, why does an all plant based diet not warn about all the saturated fat in nuts and seeds?
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