Posts Categorized: Low Carb

Why Dietary Fats Are Not Evil – Consumption Of Good Fats, Equals A Lean Healthy Body

Fat Defined Fats are a type of lipid: Organic substances that are not soluble (i.e., not able to be dissolved) in water. Dietary fats include both solids (like butter) and liquids (like cooking oils). Dietary fat is found in many common foods, including olives, avocados, nuts, seeds, meat, fish, cheese and milk. There are three… Read more »

How To Correctly Use Healthy Fats And Oils In Your Cooking

At room temperature or refrigerated, saturated fats are solid or semi-solid (e.g., butter, lard, coconut oil). Saturated fats are chemically stable at high temperatures and are ideal for use in cooking. At room temperature, monounsaturated fats are usually liquid (e.g., olive oil). Monounsaturated fats may become solid if refrigerated. They are useful for cooking at… Read more »

Calories, Fat Storage And Weight Loss

Calories Versus Food Quality You may now be wondering about how many calories you should eat, or whether you should be counting calories. Well, I don’t believe in calorie counting, especially for the average person who is trying to lose weight. Here’s why: Calorie counting does not differentiate between healthy food and unhealthy food. It’s… Read more »

Do You Want To Be A Fat-Burning Machine? Become Ketogenic!

If you want to become a lean, mean, fat-burning machine, the goal is to achieve a ketogenic state. When you’re in a ketogenic state, you’re producing ketones, an alternative fuel for the body created when glucose is in short supply. Ketones are made in the liver from the breakdown of fats. Most people never get down… Read more »