Fats and omega

Oily Seeds, tiny helpers for our well-being

by Alessia Facchin

last updated: September 02, 2016

A small amount of oily seeds included in your diet every day offers many benefits, of which few people are aware


Fat and diet: What to choose and how to assume them?

by Editorial staff

last updated: June 13, 2016

Advice on how to achieve optimal levels of essential fatty acids in the diet. What fats are preferable for diet and which fats should be avoided, needs and levels of dietary intake


What is MCT oil and why is it needed?

by Editorial staff

last updated: April 19, 2016

The medium chain triglycerides (MCT) are special types of saturated fats derived from coconut oil. The medium chain triglycerides are a source of easily available energy and do not make you fat: they indeed promote weight loss by increasing the rate of calorie burning (thermogenesis).

Flaxseed oil usage

by Editorial staff

last updated: December 30, 2015

There is no better way to appreciate the virtues of flax seeds oil, rich in essential fatty acids, that to include it in some of your favorite recipes.

Why are saturated fats bad for you?

by Editorial staff

last updated: December 03, 2015

What makes saturated fats bad and essential fatty acids good is the role essential fatty acids play in the body and the way saturated fats and hydrogenated oils interfere with that role. The importance of essential fatty acids in the membranes, alterations and diseases of the cell membrane.

The difference between saturated, unsaturated and trans fats

by Gabriele Trapani

last updated: July 27, 2015

As one of the three macronutrients, fats play a vital role in the growth and development of the human body. They are involved in many physiological processes, and it is good to have an in-depth knowledge of them.