Fresh Friday: FAT is NOT the Enemy

Do you think of fat as an enemy? Read on and find out why fat is where it’s at. Let’s be crystal clear: trans fat is the only bad-for-you fat. Fat doesn’t make you FAT. Calories make you FAT! Consuming even a few grams per day of trans fat increases the risk of coronary heart disease by raising levels of LDL (bad cholesterol) and lowering […]

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Fresh Friday: Ode to Fat

Many people think that fat makes you fat. This couldn’t be further from the truth! Fat is an essential macronutrient, most importantly acting as a backup storage fuel–second to carbohydrates–for energy.  Fat comes in two main forms: Saturated & Monounsaturated. Saturated comes from animal sources and is solid at room temperatures (think butter, cream, salad […]

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