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This Kind of Fat Lowers Your Risk For Diabetes

Not all saturated fats are created equal, it appears. A pair of new studies suggests that certain sources of saturated fat may be worse than others—especially when it comes to raising risk for type 2 diabetes. 636 more words

4 Ways to eat your way to lower cholesterol - Harvard

Following is one of those helpful email I get from Harvard from time to time. I thought you might find it interesting.

Many people can reduce cholesterol levels simply by changing what they eat. 458 more words

Coconut Oil

Lean Ground Meats and Their Saturated Fat Content

When we met with the dietician about my son’s high cholesterol, we were told to avoid red meat and switch to turkey and chicken.  We had been using 90% lean ground beef but stopped that completely. 324 more words


Best of the Worst Things for You: Condiment Edition

As some of the most versatile food items in existence, condiments are as underrated for their essential role in kitchens’ worldwide as they are for their lack of positive nutritional significance. 554 more words

Heart Health: 16 Facts You Need to Know

February is when we celebrate Valentine’s Day and it is also National Heart Month. We focus on the heart for both, although in different ways. I thought it might be helpful to give you some quick and easy facts about heart health. 528 more words


England: Big Ben, Bigger Breakfasts

What is a full English breakfast? Delicious, that’s what. The basic components include:

Eggs. Bacon. Sausage. Toast. Baked Beans. Tomatoes. Mushrooms.

Some variations might throw in potatoes or “black pudding” (a type of blood sausage). 401 more words

What about fat? {part one: the cholesterol myth}

One of my clients came to me concerned about the saturated fat she was eating in the meal plans that we prepared for her. She was eating more meat, animal fat and coconut oil than she was used too. 1,270 more words

Real Food 101