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Fatty Acids

In body composition, the average human is equal parts proteins and lipids. Fats, if you excuse my language, are the most common type of lipid. 528 more words

The Daily Star

How Saturated Fats Can Worsen Vitiligo

Vitiligo is caused by the destruction of the cells called melanocytes which are responsible for imparting the skin its particular color. The result is formation of discolored patches on the skin that may be localized to one area of the skin or may appear in several places. 711 more words


Are Eggs Good or Bad For You? The Great Egg Debate (cholesterol and saturated fat)

For decades, eggs have been thought of as unhealthy because they are high in cholesterol and saturated fat.

Source: Are Eggs Good or Bad For You? The Great Egg Debate


Backlash after report claims saturated fats do not increase heart risk?

I remember the very first course I ran in 2003: a lady being openly criticised by her work colleagues for following my advice to snack on nuts instead of a 2-finger KitKat (as advocated by WW) and losing 11 lbs in 3 weeks – she showed them!! 428 more words

Healthy Eating

Why Animal Fats Are Paleo And Belong In Healthy Diets

I’ve been looking at some of the more mainstream, yet Paleo blogs, and I noticed a trend: even in the Paleo community there is the message that animal based fats aren’t healthy. 782 more words

Paleo Diet