Fats and omega
Fat and diet: What to choose and how to assume them?
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?
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
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?
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
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.