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The New Facts on Fat

Berkeley Wellness | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Berkeley Wellness

The low-fat craze has ebbed somewhat in recent years as other nutrients -- primarily carbohydrates and, in particular, sugars -- have become the new villains of the diet scene. But many foods are still marketed with the claim that they are "fat free" or "low fat."

This Forgotten Study Upends Everything We Know About 'Healthy Fat'

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.13.2016 | Healthy Living

The American Heart Association, U.S. Dietary Guidelines and most doctors and nutritionists say that if you eat more "healthy fats" from vegetable and ...

How Avoiding Fat In The '90s Actually Made Us Fatter

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.02.2016 | Healthy Living

Eating fat makes you fat, right? If this is what you think, you're wrong. But it's not your fault -- it's probably what you were led to believe. Actu...

No, Meat And Butter Still Aren't Health Foods

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living

You may have read recent health studies that suggest saturated fat, or fat that comes from animal sources like dairy and meat, isn’t as harmful as w...

Does the Ratio of Omega-3 to Omega-6 Matter?

Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS | Posted 09.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS

Do we know everything there is to know about how omega-6 fats affect our health? Of course not. But is the notion of an optimal ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 a myth with absolutely no data to support it? Hardly.