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Trans vs Saturated Fat

 You hear a lot about how trans fat and saturated fat is bad for you.  Actually, new studies show that saturated fat may not be bad for you.  247 more words

Food Science

Be Littled

Smooth butter melts away

To lipid chunks floating,

At the bottom of the glass, dregs-

-dripping out the mouth it passed-

Into the whirling void of metal sink. 41 more words


Intermediate metabolism (2)

1. Shasha Marley led a stressful life and he didn’t exercise. He ate irregularly, and he smoked and drank
heavily. His physician suspected that a heart problem was imminent and had tests performed… 5,142 more words


SNAP Challenge: I've Got the Margarine Blues

I started the challenge an evening early because I had a social event planned for the first night of the challenge, and I wasn’t ready to use my one free meal.  718 more words

Food Science

Unit 1 (A): Lipids


  • Contain Hydrogen, Carbon and Hydrogen.
  • The portion of the lipids that is oxygen, compared to the portions that are carbon and hydrogen, is smaller than the portion of oxygen found in carbohydrates.
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Diet-Heart: A Hypothesis in Crisis?

by Kenneth W. Krause.

Kenneth W. Krause is a contributing editor and “Science Watch” columnist for the Skeptical Inquirer. Formerly a contributing editor and books columnist for the Humanist, Kenneth contributes regularly to Skeptic as well. 6,556 more words