Fatty Meat showing subcutaneous fat and intramuscular fat

What Is Fat?

You are desperate to get rid of it, but do you know what it is, or why you have it? When we eat too much, blood sugar levels remain high and this triggers the conversion of glucose into glycerols (in the liver) which are stored as fat – and we get fatter.

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Health food choices that contain fat

Some Healthy Facts About Dietary Fat

Dietary fat has a bad reputation. The human diet has contained rather a lot of fat for a long time. Lard, dripping and butter were once common place in kitchens, mothers would bake cookies, cakes, pies and flans on an almost daily basis for their families. Then the western world was suddenly gripped by rising reports of heart disease in the 1970’s and fat was blamed. But was that fair?

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Diet and Heart Health

Over the years much research has been carried out to examine the relationship between diet and heart disease. Many studies lead to the idea of “superfoods” to prevent heart disease …

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How Super are Superfoods?

The media love reporting news of superfood discoveries, but is there really any such thing as a superfood? The fact is, often the foods are not all that super at all. Sensationalist reporting just makes them seem super.

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Health Benefits Of Eating More Broccoli

It turns out that the humble broccoli is not so humble after all. In fact, it could well be one of the most important and mist readily available “super foods”. Its secret ingredient is called sulforaphane which is thought to reduce damage at the cellular level.

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How Food Affects Mood, Health and Personality

A healthy diet provide more benefits than just a healthy and fit body. Mental health is also affected by diet which is why it is so important to maintain a healthy diet at all times. The food that we eat changes the way we feel and this can result in all manner of physical and behavioural issues.

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