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Dec 01 By Jed Stuber There is no nutrient more misunderstood nor more unfairly maligned than fat. And there probably is no one better qualified to explain the virtues and vices of various types of fat than Dr. Mary Enig, a nutritionist and biochemist of international renown, and a consultant on nutrition to individuals, industries, and state and federal governments. When it comes to fat, this really has become the age of the flat earth. All the nutrients in the diet go through complex chemical processes before the body uses them in many different ways.

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Start your review of Know Your Fats: The Complete Primer for Understanding the Nutrition of Fats, Oils and Cholesterol Write a review Shelves: health , cooking , reference A must-read for anyone, but an especially viable reference for anyone in the health industry. Scientifically explains why coconut oil, palm oil, butter, lard, and whole milk are quality fat. Mar 08, Naomi rated it it was amazing Enig, often regarded as the "brains" behind the Weston Price Foundation, struts her stuff in this book in such a way that may be a bit much for the layman beware, there are graphs of fat molecules.

Jan 27, Margaret rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Nutritionists, people interested in fat This is more of a textbook and resource rather than easy reading, but if you are a lay person interested in fats, this will be fairly easy to read One of the nice things about it. What I liked about this book is that it not only provides a very clear explanation for the metabolism of fats but it also provided references to the makeup of specific fatty acids of many different types of fats so you can see the proportion of medium chain to long chain to short chain, etc.

There is also an This is more of a textbook and resource rather than easy reading, but if you are a lay person interested in fats, this will be fairly easy to read One of the nice things about it. There is also an incredibly interesting read about how the propaganda again coconut oil started, written by the person who was personally involved with it.

Some fascinating reads in here about the corruption and expose of what food industry will do the little guy regarding the propaganda waged against tropical oils. If you are curious about what to bake with and cook with for various situations, this book will help solve that dilemma. Fats are not always created equal and for the hard core nutritionist and health nut It is certainly different. Enig, being a scientist, does not shy away from fat-chem and provides a perfectly lucid explanation of what fats are and how they are differentiated into saturated, monounsaturated and plyunsaturated groups.

She also drums in a very important message - you are far better off without trans fats, while much better of with a plentiful serving of saturated animal fats. This book should be read by everyone who cares about how their dietary choices affect their health and wellbeing, furthermore, beyond appealing to pro-fat people with the in-depth data on fatty acid composition of most comercially available oils and fats, Know Your Fats should be an eye-opening must-read for every vegan and healthy eating enthusiast on the planet.

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Start your review of Know Your Fats: The Complete Primer for Understanding the Nutrition of Fats, Oils and Cholesterol Write a review Shelves: health , cooking , reference A must-read for anyone, but an especially viable reference for anyone in the health industry. Scientifically explains why coconut oil, palm oil, butter, lard, and whole milk are quality fat. Mar 08, Naomi rated it it was amazing Enig, often regarded as the "brains" behind the Weston Price Foundation, struts her stuff in this book in such a way that may be a bit much for the layman beware, there are graphs of fat molecules. Jan 27, Margaret rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Nutritionists, people interested in fat This is more of a textbook and resource rather than easy reading, but if you are a lay person interested in fats, this will be fairly easy to read One of the nice things about it. What I liked about this book is that it not only provides a very clear explanation for the metabolism of fats but it also provided references to the makeup of specific fatty acids of many different types of fats so you can see the proportion of medium chain to long chain to short chain, etc. There is also an This is more of a textbook and resource rather than easy reading, but if you are a lay person interested in fats, this will be fairly easy to read One of the nice things about it.

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Know Your Fats

Besides outlining the biochemistry of fats and oils, the book gives a spirited defense of saturated fats and a no-holds-barred expose of trans fats. Mary Enig has been instrumental in exposing the dangers of trans fats to the public. She is a co-founder of the Weston A. She provides a lot of technical information here, including a brief catalog of the food sources of fats and oils. Her main points may perhaps be stated this way: The body has uses for all the variety of naturally occurring fats and oils in food. Some natural fats and oils have special health benefits. A few components of some of the natural fats and oils are scientifically considered essential to bodily processes.

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