Know Your Fats has ratings and 23 reviews. Barb said: A A list of recommended reading included this book by Mary Enig. Provides an excellent basic. A Review of Know Your Fats: The Complete Primer for Understanding the Nutrition of Fats, Oils, and Cholesterol, by Mary G. Enig, PhD. While Enig agrees with the overall thrust of Taubes’s argument – that low-fat diets ME | I wrote Know Your Fats because so many people I know, including.

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Feb 11, Melissa Rozeski rated it really liked it. Paperbackpages. She also clears up a powerful misunderstanding. Sep 23, Barb Lawrence rated it it was amazing Shelves: It breaks down the nutritional and fatty acid composition of every type of fat and oil consumed, the breakdown of different types of fats in foods, the physical properties rnig different fats and oils, and a listing of all fatty acids, their chemical characteristics, and their sources.

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Click here for more information. Proscriptions aside this is a useful background resource on all the fats you can eat. There is also an incredibly interesting read about how the propaganda again coconut oil started, written by the person neig was personally involved with it.


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Just inow moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Enig discusses the history of fat consumption as well as the history of public recommendations on fat intake.

Know Your Fats : The Complete Primer for Understanding the Nutrition of Fats, Oils and Cholesterol

The results over a three month period are as follows: I highly recommend this book to anyone who is able to co Dr. By eating enough healthy fats and more proteinthe cravings for sugars decrease dramatically.

The potential of this book as a mnow material is impressive. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Jul 26, Jeannie Romanello rated it it was amazing. 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.

Great book on rethinking medium chain fatty acids they are actually good for you such as coconut oil. Among her many accomplishments, Dr. What is the difference between a fat and a fatty acid? Thanks to biochemists like Mary Enig, there is Excellent book!

Jan 27, Margaret rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Jan 20, Carol Ann rated it it was amazing Shelves: Scientifically explains why we should not believe the propaganda about vegetable oil and margarine–these are man-made substances that offer no benefits and should be excluded from ftas diet.

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When the healthcare providers know the truth about fat and cholesterol we will finally be able to prevent chronic disease and obesity.

I might recommend it for learning about fats, although I personally think a textbook is much more straight forward, but then again a textbook might not have a holistic view about fat. Blog — The Daily Lipid. Sep 09, Patty marked it as to-read. Thus, it is hydrogenation that is nkow problem– not trans fats per se.

Know Your Fats: The Complete Primer for Understanding the Nutrition of Fats, Oils and Cholesterol

I would have fatts read this book, if not for my studies, but I ended up really learning a ton from this book!!! May 30, Raechelle Thomas rated it really liked 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.