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10 Important Things to Know About Fat

Struggling to lose weight? You may think of fat as the enemy. While it’s true that your body stores unused energy in the form of fat causing weight gain, consuming certain fats may not be as bad as you think. Here are 10 important things you need to know about fat.

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The Truth About Dietary Myths: Which is better for you, butter or margarine?

The Dietary Guidelines of 2010, recommended that Americans: Consume less than 10% of calories from saturated fats. Replace solid fats with oils when possible. Limit foods that contain synthetic sources of trans fatty acids (such as hydrogenated oils), and keep total trans fatty acid consumption as low as possible. Eat fewer than 300mg of dietary […]

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