published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that keeping a food diary may double your weight loss efforts.
Register for a free SparkPeople account & make losing weight easier!
Dining Out Guide
Motivation to Move
Strength & Toning
Get Back on Track
Health & Wellness
Health & Wellness Options:
Cold & Flu
High Blood Pressure
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Pregnancy & Postpartum
Lifestyle Center Options:
Beauty & Style
Fitness & Apparel
Access hundreds of thousands of recipes that are healthy and easy to make. Get full nutrition info for every recipe and track with one click!
Today's Featured Recipe:
Whole-Wheat Thin Crust Pizza Dough
Member Comments for the Article:
Translating Those Trans Fats
Understanding and Avoiding these Unhealthy Fats
Leave a Comment
Return to Article
This was very interesting and answered a lot of questions I had.
Very interesting. And I like the idea of reading ingredients along with nutritional value by pixiestik6669
How is saturated fat bad for you when the brain is 85% of it? We come from the same place as animals do. The fat isn't going to kill you. Only man made fats like vegetable oil and in some cases olive oil and canola oil should be avoided. Don't mix fat with oil. Animal fat is natural and can handle high heat. We are made out of chelestrol and fat. That's why our bodies can handle the heat and the cold like lard. The people perish of the lack of knowledge. Don't mix fat with carbs, cookies, bread. Man made foods will kill you faster then animal fat. Carbs make you fat because it spikes insulin. Fasting makes you fat because it spikes cortisol. Just eat real fat people. It will cut hunger and cravings for good with 10 cups of green vegetables a day.
Great information and need-to-know for better health!
Thanks for the informative article :)
This article is way out of date. Sparkpeople should be making sure the information is current and correct.
Can somebody write an article on trans-fats in fish oil supplements. I have no idea if any fish-oil supplement products are without any. And I don't see the trans-fats on labels.
What a country. The food companies are trying to kill us. What are they going to do when they have finished killing all their companies?
IT has already been proven that Saturated fats don't contribute to heart disease.
Im not worried about going a little over my fat intake because i take an alli fat blocker if i know im close to going over.
My calorie, fat's were bad, I always read the labels at the market and I always used margarine on the basic foods when making cookies, pies, cakes I used all fresh ingr. When using trans fats, always veg, oil. Wesson. sugar sub's no,.
I just hae to be more kind to myself, that would be a better start to a rodden day.Ha Ha
Good Luck to all of us........
I have a question and would greatly appreciate it if someone sparkmailed me an answer.
Which would be better, fully hyrdogenated vegetable oil? Or more natural saturated fat like Palm oil? Both contain predominately saturated fats, palm oil maybe a little more with the hyrdogenated vegetable oil a little more polyunsaturated, but which here is better? Palm oil would be less proccessed that the chemically altered stuff to keep things like Peanut Butter the right consitency at room temperatue.
Sorry, I asked a question--should have done it on message board.
Leave a comment
to leave a comment.