Fats

Essential Fatty Acids

Essential fatty acids (EFAs), alias, "Unsaturated Fats", come in two "flavors"; the two essential fatty acids are monounsaturated and polyunsaturated. Facts about monounsaturated fatty acids Monounsaturated fatty acids have a positive effect on good HDL cholesterol. Monounsaturated fatty acids are found in nuts, almonds, avocados, seeds and grains and oils - especially in olive oil… Read More

Trans Fat vs Saturated Fat

What is Trans Fat? Trans fats aren't natural; they are created in the food production process when liquid oils are converted to solid fat in a process called hydrogenation. There are two bad-fat guys and two good-fat guys in the lineup. The bad-fat guys are trans fats and saturated fats…but you already knew that since… Read More