Triglycerides are fats (lipids). They are either naturally produced in our bodies or available from diet (animal and plant origin). (1)
Medium chain triglycerides The interest in medium chain triglycerides has increased in recent years due to the popularization of coconut oil as a super food. Find out what are medium chain triglycerides and what is their association with coconut o...
Are ruminant trans fats healthy? Fats from ruminant animals, such as cows, sheep and goats, don't have the same negative health effects as Industrial Trans Fats. They might even be good for you.
What is metabolic syndrome? Metabolic syndrome is a medical condition, diagnosed when three of the following five symptoms occur together: abdominal obesity (apple shaped body); high blood triglyceride levels; low HDL cholesterol level; high blood ...
What is cholesterol? Did you know it is harmless? Cholesterol by itself does initiate the buildup of atherosclerotic plaque, but lipoproteins do. Cholesterol is only used as a building material once the damage is done.
Saturated fat – is it really bad for you? There is no evidence that saturated fat causes atherosclerosis or heart disease. Saturated fat foods provide more health benefits than health risks and should be part of a balanced diet.