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Saturated Fat

a. SATURATED FATS FROM NONSATURATED FATS An unsaturated fat is a fat or fatty acid in which there is at least one double bond within the fatty acid chain. A fat molecule is monounsaturated if it contains one double bond, and polyunsaturated if it contains more than one double bond. Where double bonds are formed, hydrogen atoms are eliminated. Thus, asaturated fat has no double bonds, has the maximum number of hydrogens bonded to the carbons, and therefore is "saturated" with hydrogen atoms. In cellularmetabolism...

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High-Fat and Low-Fat Diets

High-fat and Low-fat Diets Today, more people suffer from weight and health problems than people from twenty years ago. You may ask why is that, and what is the difference between us today and the people of the last generation? Well, one main difference is the high-fat and low fat foods that we eat. High-fat and low-fat diets can be the cause of half our problems. People today; choose some sort of diet to help their weight problems. But many people do not know what the bad intake of some foods...

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Big Fat Tax Analysis

In the article “Big fat tax is no gut buster” author Susie O’brien attacking the new tax on the fast food industry. By the opening slogan, “DON’T tax the big mac” she asserts her position on the tax. Written in bold the slogan immediately catches the eye and as it cleverly rhymes is very memorable. The author continues in cementing her standing on the issue by saying that a junk food tax is not the answer and the rhetorical question that, “why should reducing our weight start with our wallets?” Her...

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Nasi Lemak Make You Fat

Nasi Lemak Make you Fat? A packet of my breakfast last week Do you really think eating Nasi Lemak will make you fat?  Is it because of its high coconut oil/ santan content?  I once read some articles of coconut oil, I came to know that it has many health benefits than other oil.  Here is one of the Health Benefit of Coconut Oil you can read on.   I really want to know if there are some other reasons why Nasi Lemak is said to make us Malaysian fat or obese.  I would support the idea of...

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Healthier Being a Meat-Eater or a Vegetarian

deaths in the United States, could be prevented by a vegetarian diet. The American Heart Association report states, "In well-documented population studies using standard methods of diet and coronary disease assessment…evidence suggests that a high-saturated-fat diet is an essential factor for a high incidence of coronary heart disease." In 1990, the British Medical Journal Lancet reported on a study by Dr Dean Ornish of the University of California. Dr Ornish found that a vegetarian diet reversed clogging...

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What Is Milk?

studies, milk was found to be the number one dietary factor in prostate cancer because of its high levels of calcium and saturated fats. Breast cancer has been linked to the consumption of full-fat dairy products, and milk’s high levels of galactose, a simple sugar that is released in the digestion of milk, can damage the ovaries leading to ovarian cancer. Because of these saturated fats, milk contains lots of calories. If we actually had the three serving recommended by the Food Pyramid, we would consume...

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The Public Needs to Know

students are offered both fruits and vegetables every day of the week; Substantially increasing offerings of whole grain-rich foods; Offering only fat-free or low-fat milk varieties; Limiting calories based on the age of children being served to ensure proper portion size; and increasing the focus on reducing the amounts of saturated fat, trans fats and sodium. The benefits of this program it to ensure that kids get a healthy meal every day when they are in school so they can do the same their...

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Nutrition

meat, and milk and dairy. {Food Guide Pyramid}  Fruit and veg  Fruit and veg should make up about a third of the food you eat each  day. And it’s also important to eat a variety. Five-a-day is a good,  achievable target. Try to avoid adding fat or rich sauces, or adding sugar or syrupy dressings to fruit. q 3 heaped tablespoons of vegetables (raw, cooked, frozen or tinned)  q 1 apple, banana, pear, orange or other similar sized fruit  Breads and wholegrain foods  We should be eating lots...

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The Dark Years

tall and he weighs 225 pounds. John is a part-time student at Shoreline Community College and works full time at Microsoft as a computer technician. He loves meat, potatoes and gravy, and milk shakes. His doctor told him to cut down drastically on fat. This is a typical days menu. BREAKFAST LUNCH DINNER 2 eggs fried in butter 2 McDonalds cheeseburgers 8 oz. Beef steak 4 toast and butter 2 large fries baked potato with butter (2 tablespoons) coffee and cream (1 oz...

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Abundant Speech: Eggs And Shrimp Are To Your Eated Food?

S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans? There's no hint of dietary cholesterol. Instead, the DGA addresses saturated fat consumption, limiting it to 10% of your sum calories for the day. Abundant research suggests diets high in saturated fats lift blood cholesterol levels and accretion your risk for heart illness. But even though cholesterol is unaccompanied found in animal products, saturated fats are in these foods benefit fried foods and desserts. And not all animal products are created equal (shrimp...

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