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Dietary Guidelines 2015: Why Lift Fat and Cholesterol Limits But Still Promote Low Fat Dairy?

When the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA2015) are finally issued they will likely follow the recommendations of the DGA committee. The DGA report ( 525 more words

Cardiovascular Disease

Happy Thanksgiving: UpToDate Says Don't Worry About Saturated Fat Consumption

Despite mounting evidence to the contrary, mainstream nutritional guidelines have, for the last 30 years, instructed Americans to reduce fat and, more specifically, saturated fat in their diets. 681 more words

Cardiovascular Disease

Trends in Fat and Yogurt Consumption: We Eat Less Fat yet Get Fatter

A recent paper in JAMA and a Seinfeld episode shed some light on the change in diet and fat consumption in Americans initiated by national nutritional recommendations beginning in the 1970s. 411 more words

Dairy

Do You Know What Margarine Was Designed For??? You Butter!!!

This may be the most interesting thing you learn all week…

Margarine was originally manufactured to fatten turkeys. But when it killed the turkeys, those who had put all the money into this research wanted a return on their investment so they put their heads together to figure out what to do with this product.  413 more words

Coronary Heart Disease

Saturated fat: A necessary component for health.

Sally Fallon Morrell of the Weston A. Price Foundation shared the following in a speech in 2010: (source – http://www.westonaprice.org/mentalemotional-health/nutrition-and-mental-development)

Now, if we look at the fats in the brain, the two major fats are saturated fat and a fat called arachidonic acid.   234 more words

Diet

Fish: A Four-Letter Word for Healthy! Shrimp, tomatoes and pasta, Tuesday Night Dinner any one?

Fish:  A Four-Letter Word for Healthy!

Shrimp, tomatoes and pasta…

Tuesday Night Dinner any one?

Recipes with Elaine Hastings,  RD, LD/N, CSSD

Fish and shellfish are an important part of a healthy diet, and nowhere is fresh fish easier to find than the coast.    626 more words

Nutrition News

Bacon is a health-food

Bacon is mostly fat. Healthy fat.

47% of it is monounsaturated oleic acid. The same that is in olive oil.

3% is monounsaturated palmitoleic acid. This has valuable antimicrobial properties. 953 more words

Diet