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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Review from a nutrition student: Kitchen shelf keeper for a reference. Very well organized book but if you already know about fats, it will only teach you a little bit more than you already know. I wish this book had gone into more detail about mechanisms rather than just outcomes.

And what you may have learned is ‘healthy fat’, may in fact not be so healthy after all. Javi rated it it was amazing Sep 20, 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 one’s diet.

She also drums in a very important message – you are far better off without trans fats, while much better of with a fsts serving o Enig’s book is very accessible and accomplishes the goal of broad, yet in-depth instruction in the biochemistry of eenig as a dietary component perfectly. I ended up taking in MORE animal fats, less trans fats, as well as less refined sugars separate topic.

Reviews Knnow are no reviews yet. I didn’t like this book nearly as much as I wanted to. Enig’s own recommendations differ from typical recommendations: It was a little bit confusing and not very well organized. What functions do fats and cholesterol play in the body?

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

Well written, well researched. After reading this book you will know all that you need to know about fats and their role in our bodies. This crucial book is all about the nutrition of fats and oils.

It breaks down the nutritional and fatty acid eniig of every type of fat and oil consumed, the breakdown of different types of fats in foods, the physical properties of different fats and oils, and a listing of all fatty acids, their chemical characteristics, and their sources.

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

Enig, being a scientist, does not shy away from fat-chem and provides a perfectly lucid explanation of what fats are and how they knpw differentiated into saturated, monounsaturated and plyunsaturated groups. Fats are coming back. From acclaimed biochemist and Dr.

Copyright Chris Masterjohn What is the difference between a saturated fat and an unsaturated fat? Enig explains, in an easy to read and unbiased format, the truth about fat and cholesterol.

My doctor wanted to put me on meds to reduce cholesterol. Enig, PhD Bethseda Press, August 14, Reviewed by Chris Masterjohn Know Your Fats has the distinction of being the only book about fats written for a popular audience and by an actual lipid scientist. See a great review of the book here: Enig discusses the history of fat consumption as well as the history of public recommendations on fat intake. Jayna rated it really liked it Aug 20, Nutritionists, people interested in fat.

There is also an incredibly interesting read about how the propaganda again coconut oil started, written by the person who was personally involved with it.


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Thanks for telling us about the problem. This would be good for a researcher. This is more of a textbook and resource rather than easy reading, but if you are a lay person interested in fats, this will be fairly easy to read One of the nice things about it. It is certainly different. Jan 07, Nadia rated it really liked it Shelves: Fnig results over a three month period are as follows: Please consult a qualified health professional.

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Description Additional information Reviews 0 From acclaimed biochemist and Dr. This book should be read by everyone who cares about how their dietary choices affect their health and wellbeing, furthermore, beyond appealing to pro-fat people with the in-depth data on fatty acid composition of most comercially available oils and fats, Know Your Fats should be an eye-opening must-read for every vegan and healthy eating enthusiast on the planet.

Nov 08, Trisha rated it liked it. Fats are not always created equal and knoe the hard core nutritionist and health nut This author is very well versed in the composition and use of the fats and oils and does a great job is separating the science from the nonsense.

The trans in natural, animal fats are different fats than those found in hydrogenated oils, and are widely believed to have health benefits.