The Truth About Saturated Fat (Part 1)

Part 1 of 3 By Mary Enig, PhD, and Sally Fallon Fats from animal and vegetable sources provide a concentrated source of energy in the diet; they also provide the building blocks for cell membranes and a variety of hormones and hormonelike substances. Fats as part of a meal slow down absorption so that we […]

The Truth About Saturated Fat (Part 2)

Part 2 of 3 (Part 1 , Part 3 ) By Mary Enig, PhD, and Sally Fallon Classification Of Fatty Acids By Length Researchers classify fatty acids not only according to their degree of saturation but also by their length.Short-chain fatty acids have four to six carbon atoms. These fats are always saturated. Four-carbon butyric […]

The Truth About Saturated Fat (Part 3)

Part 3 of 3 (Part 1 , Part 2 ) By Mary Enig, PhD, and Sally Fallon The Diet Dictocrats have succeeded in convincing Americans (and Australians – comment by Frank Riegel) that butter is dangerous, when in fact it is a valued component of many traditional diets and a source of the following nutrients: […]

The Great Fat Debate – Why Virgin Coconut Oil Is Best

Originally published by Teya Skae     There is so much media hype from the mainstream media and leading health authorities, including the naturopathic community, suggesting the many ill effects of consuming Trans Fatty Acids (TFA’s) that the topic of the Great Fat Debate deserves a closer look for the sake of our heath and […]