Fats

The Scoop on Dietary Fats

The Scoop on Dietary Fats

What About You? Confusion abounds about dietary fats and oils. Some say all fats are bad to eat, unsightly to wear (depending on distribution), and a harbinger of premature death regardless of age. On the other hand, some gorge daily on a smorgasbord of saturated...

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Trans Fats

Trans Fats

You could improve your heart health by making your own desserts—especially desserts that are fruit-based & whole grain-based. How? Use cold-pressed oils instead of regular oils, margarine, or saturated fats like lard or butter. Why? The usual refining of oils...

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Almonds Win the Numbers Contest

Almonds Win the Numbers Contest

Nutritious and tasty, almonds yield rich health benefits, especially to those who have prediabetes, type 2 diabetes, and elevated cholesterol. If they are not on your table daily then you could be missing out. Almonds Improve Bowel Health! One chief health complaint...

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Walnuts to the Rescue

Walnuts to the Rescue

If you are overweight, have a pot-belly, metabolic syndrome, or diabetes, daily consumption of walnuts will help you. Why? Like most nuts, walnuts are rich in fiber, anti-oxidants, unsaturated oils, and blood vessel health-promoting minerals such as magnesium and...

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The Best Fats for Heart Health and Diabetes

The Best Fats for Heart Health and Diabetes

You will be happy to know that the best fats for your cardiovascular health come in a variety of flavors and can be used in so many delicious dishes. The best fats are literally nutritional powerhouses. Although tree nuts are high in fat, they contain fiber,...

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