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What Are Saturated Fat Resources

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The Truth about Coconut Oil

Conduct a quick Google search, and you’ll find miraculous claims about a tropical fat that has become increasingly popular among health-conscious consumers in recent years: coconut oil.  Health claims about the oil's ability to hel...  Read more

10 Worst Foods of the Year

  Editor's Note: After much deliberation, food writer John "Mr. Bad Food" McGran has come up with the "best" of the worst foods he’s reviewed over the past year. Here there are in his words (in no particul...  Read more

Translating Those Trans Fats

What do bread, crackers, cereal, macaroni & cheese, frozen pizza, donuts, and cookies have in common? Besides being at the top of the list of many people’s favorite foods, they are all possible sources of trans fats. Trans fats are oils tha...  Read more

Fats That Fight Cholesterol

If you're reading this, your doctor has probably told you that your cholesterol levels are too high. Maybe she put you on a medication to help lower cholesterol, or simply told you to consume less cholesterol-containing foods. No matter what you...  Read more

How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label

What do you look for when you’re checking out the nutrition facts on that macaroni and cheese box? Whether you’re one to zoom in on total calories or total carbs, you might be missing the real picture. Nutrition facts should be a part of...  Read more

does anyone else eat grain-free? I am somewhat new
Updated 3/21/2015 11:17:30 AM

does anyone else eat grain-free? I am somewhat new to it and find that I get bored ways eating the same things and end up cheating and then feel like crap. I am eating that way for health reasons, not necessarily choice. Tips and snacks?...  Read more

I am going to a baby shower today. There will be b
Updated 3/21/2015 11:06:50 PM

I am going to a baby shower today. There will be barbeque, and cupcakes from a bakery that I know taste delicious. I have lost 10 pounds and I don't want to lose my momentum. I'm planning on eating before I go and taking a snack. Wish me luck!...  Read more

Yesterday was my 4 year Sparkaniversary! I am look
Updated 3/21/2015 4:34:06 PM

Yesterday was my 4 year Sparkaniversary! I am looking to recommit to losing 130 lbs. I also posted a blog laying out my initial goals. I can do this!...  Read more

I just celebrated my 4 year Sparkaniversary! I am
Updated 3/22/2015 12:49:26 AM

I just celebrated my 4 year Sparkaniversary! I am looking to recommit to myself on my journey to loosing 130 lbs. I recently posted a blog about my starting goals. Wanna be buddies? :)...  Read more

look at your protein/carb/fat chart
Updated 3/21/2015 10:20:50 PM

I was reading the nutrition recommendation in my "Ride your way Lean" book yesterday and they recommend 20% protein, 30% fat and 50% carbs which is EXACTLY what spark recommends. I took a look back over a week or so and found that I'm just about the...  Read more

Turkey Stuffing and CHOLESTEROL

The saturated fat and cholesterol in turkey stuffing can be extremely high for two main reasons: It may be made with high cholesterol & or high saturated fat ingredients, animal fats, butter and eggs; The saturated fat & cholesterol in turkey fat is...  Read more

SATURATED VERSUS POLYUNSATURATED

A switch to polyunsaturated fats can possibly lead to lower levels of body inflamation and less build up of plaque in the arteries. The foods with the most saturated fat are butter, cream, and cheese. Coconut and palm oils are largely saturated. Too...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

Movie Goers Should Consider Skipping the Popcorn and Drink

In the December 2009 issue of the Nutrition Action Health Letter, the Center for Science in the Public Interest takes on movie popcorn and drinks and wow what a revelation it is, not only for those looking to lose weight, but for those looking to em...  Read more

Calorie Savers: 4 Ways to Stretch the Beef

Love meat? Read on to learn how to keep the flavor, cut the fat, all while stretching a buck! Love Italian sausage? Instead of serving up 4 giant links of sausage alongside your pasta meal, why not use one link to flavor 3/4 pound of lean ground turk...  Read more

Study: Doubling Saturated Fat in the Diet Does Not Increase Saturated Fat in Blood New research link

Doubling or even nearly tripling saturated fat in the diet does not drive up total levels of saturated fat in the blood, according to a controlled diet study. However, increasing levels of carbohydrates in the diet during the study promoted a st...  Read more

The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease

"Saturated fat does not cause heart disease"—or so concluded a big study published in March in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. How could this be? The very cornerstone of dietary advice for generations has been that the saturated fats in butt...  Read more