Tag: essential fats

Why Do We Need Essential Fats?

Essential fatty acids, especially the omega-3s, are involved in inflammatory health conditions including cardiovascular conditions, arthritis and auto-immune diseases. Read More

Trans Fatty Acids in Foods

Trans Fatty Acids in Foods and how responsible governments should institute a mandatory lifestyle course into our children’s school curricula. Read More

Rice Bran

Tocotrienols in rice bran help in maintaining the anti-inflammatory properties inherent to Vitamin E for those suffering with any type of chronic pain disorder. Read More

Butter versus Margarine

Margarine contains refined, artificially saturated vegetable oil. It also contains harmful trans-fatty acids, and often residues of the toxic metals nickel and cadmium. Butter is a natural food and a good source of important fat-soluble vitamins. Read More

Hemp: Nature’s Perfect Food

All 10 essential AAs that are the building blocks of protein: 33% pure digestible protein, providing readily available amino acids for building and repairing tissue. Read More

Hemp Nuts: Nutritional Information

Besides providing the human EFA’s and having a favorable unsaturated-to-saturated fat ratio, hemp seed is an excellent dietary source of easily digestible, gluten-free protein. Its overall protein content of 34.6g/100g is comparable to that of soy beans and better than that found in nuts, other seeds, dairy products, meat, fish, or poultry. Read More

Hemp Nuts: FAQs

Hemp seed is a fruit and not actually a nut. The anaphylaxis society has no reported cases of hemp seed or hemp seed oil causing reactions to people with nut allergies. Read More

Hemp Nuts: Ancient Superfood

The protein in hemp contains all eight amino acids essential to life and is easily digested. For this reason it is used in many parts of the world for treating malnourishment Read More

Hemp Nut Recipes

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LE098: The BEST Olive Oil

Your Body and Spirit Deserve the Best! Read More

What Is The Most Important Kitchen Appliance To You?

At the top of my list, right after the refrigerator (what a marvelous invention!) and a water filter, my favorite kitchen appliance is drum roll please my high-power blender. Read More

LE010: The simpliest way to Potent, Maximum Nutrition

Superfood Blends ~ Targeted, Powerhouse Nutrients Read More

LE008: Healthy Fats Reduce Pain from Inflammation

Tasty, Healthy and Underappreciated Essential Fats Read More

Lecithin

Highest concentrations of lecithin are found in the brain and nervous system (controlling every organ and function), the blood (to keep cholesterol liquefied), the liver (the center of your bodys enzyme system), your reproductive system, your immune system and your digestive system. Read More

Essential Fats ARE Essential for Health

In a living cell you need to have a good mix of omega-3, -6, and -9 fatty acids to keep things running right. Read More

Eat Coconut EFAs for So Many Benefits

Omega-3 and omega-6 EFAs are increasingly recognized as important to human health. But they will only maintain their status as good fats when ingested in proper balance. Unfortunately, most Western diets today are high in omega-6s, and low in omega-3s. Read More

Easy Sources of Essential Fats

EFAs put out internal inflammation caused by metabolic fires. If you want to look younger, feel younger and loose some weight, eat more essential fatty acids. Read More

Truth About Saturated Fat

The theory-called the lipid hypothesis-that there is a direct relationship between the amount of saturated fat and cholesterol in the diet and the incidence of coronary heart disease was proposed by a researcher named Ancel Keys in the late 1950’s Read More

Stupid Fats and Smart Fats

Healthy fats will help raise your metabolic rate, and channel your body’s energies to build muscle and burn fat. Read More

The Oiling of America (part 2)

Mary G. Enig, Ph.D. is an expert of international renown in the field of lipid biochemistry. She has headed a number of studies on the content and effects of trans fatty acids in America and Israel, and has successfully challenged government assertions that dietary animal fat causes cancer and heart disease. Read More

The Oiling of America (part 1)

Partial hydrogenation of polyunsaturated fats results in the formation of trans forms which are less effective than cis, cis forms in lowering cholesterol concentrations. It should be noted that many currently available shortening and margarines are partially hydrogenated. Read More

The Great Con-ola

Consumer acceptance of canola oil represents one in a series of victories for the food processing industry, which has as its goal the replacement of all traditional foods with imitation foods made out of products derived from corn, wheat, soybeans and oil seeds. Read More

Health Dangers from Trans Fats

Partial hydrogenation produces many unnatural”trans” fats which are straight and not intended for use in the human body. Read More

EFAs – Essential Fatty Acids

Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids affect growth, vitality, and mental state. They are involved in converting food substances into usable energy, then transporting that energy throughout the body. Read More

The Power of Essential Fatty Acids

EFAs are important for all systems of the body to function normally, including your skin, respiratory system, circulatory system, nerve function, blood pressure, brain and organs. Read More

EFAs: Essential for Health

EFA supplements need to take our dietary habits into account and supply higher amount of omega-3s than omega-6s. We need to reduce the bad fats, and increase the good ones. Read More

Coconut Oil: Food with Real Health Benefits

Coconut oil is unusually rich in short and medium chain fatty acids. Shorter chain length allows fatty acids to be metabolized without use of the carnitine transport system. Read More

Coconut Oil: Benefits

Coconut oil appears to help the immune system response in a beneficial manner. Feeding coconut oil in the diet completely abolished the expected immune factor responses to endotoxin that were seen with corn oil Read More

Coconut Oil: Bad Rep But It’s Actually Good

Virgin coconut oil’s many health benefits come from the medium-chain length of its fatty acids, or triglycerides (MCTs). Read More

Coconut Oil: A New Look

Increasingly, over the past 40 years, the American diet has undergone major changes. Many of these changes involve changes of fats and oils. There has been an increasing supply of the partially hydrogenated trans-containing vegetable oils and a decreasing amount of the lauric acid-containing oils. Read More

Alpha Lipoic and Hydroxy Acids

Alpha Lipoic Acid is called the Universal Antioxidant because of its dual solubility. ALA is called the Metabolic Antioxidant because it plays a vital role in the energy production of the cells. Read More

Rage Could Be Caused By Food Choices

The most effective solutions are not the fish oils, but coconut oil, olive oil and butter Read More

Podcast 159 about Fish Oil and Heart Health

Essential fatty acids. DHA, EPA, and the mysteries of omega 3 and omega 6 oils. Read More

Podcast 154 about Naturally Reducing Inflammation Part 1

High Cholesterol is not the cause of any health problem, it is a symptom. So what is the cause? Read More

Podcast 092 about Essential Fats for Health

Let’s find out why some fats are essential, why they are called acids, and why we are not getting enough of the omega 3 fats, and maybe too much of the omega 6 fats. Read More

Podcast 050 about Zoetein For Appetite Control

Quality muscle requires quality protein. The more Superfood-quality protein your muscles get, the more efficient they become in burning fat and giving you maximum fat loss out of your exercise and activities – and even during resting. Read More

Podcast 049 about Zoetein, Full-spectrum Nutrition

How nutrition-rich foods can improve our health, and rebuild our bodies to function at a new youthful level. Read More