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  • Olestra – Reported Side Effects

    Olestra Fat Substitute Effects More than 15,000 consumers have filed complaints saying that olestra, the indigestible fat substitute used in Wow snack chips and Fat Free Pringles, has caused problems ranging from gas to bloody stools to cramps so severe that they had to go to the emergency room. Olestra – Reports of Adverse-Reactions Today,

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  • Monounsaturated Fat

    What is mono-unsaturated fat? Monounsaturated fat is considered to be probably the healthiest type of general fat. It has none of the adverse effects associated with saturated fats, trans-fats or omega-6 polyunsaturated vegetable oils. Monounsaturated oils for cooking Oils high in monounsaturates are better oils for cooking. Olive oil is the best as it has

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  • Healthiest Fats & Oils

    Healthiest Fats & Oils Mono-unsaturated fat is considered better than polyunsaturated fat because it reduces bad cholesterol (LDL). Polyunsaturated fats do this too, but tend also to reduce good cholesterol (HDL). But only polyunsaturated fat includes the family of essential fatty acids, known as omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids. Monounsaturated oils better for

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  • Essential Fatty Acids in Fish

    Essential Fatty Acids in Fish Fresh oily fish is one of the best and most convenient sources of omega-3 essential fatty acids. It is the one major exception to the need to restrict dietary fat intake for optimum health and weight loss. Unlike other foods rich in omega-3 essential fatty acids, like flax or linseed

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  • Omega 3 Fish Oils

    Oily fish and omega-3 essential fatty acids The omega-3 essential fatty acids in oily fish are called: Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and, Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). EPA and DHA EPA and DHA can be made by the body from the essential fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid (LNA) in flax and hemp oils, but sometimes this capacity is impaired,

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  • Fat in Fish

    Fat Content of Fish 3. Please note: all fat values are approximate Fish (3oz) Saturated Fat (g) Total Fat (g) Sea Bass 0.6g 2.2g Sea Trout 0.9g 3.1g Snapper 0.2g 1.1g Swordfish 1.2g 4.4g Tuna, bluefin 1.1g 4.2g Tuna, canned in oil 1.4g 6.9g Tuna, canned in water 0.7g 2.5g Salmon, pink, canned 1.3g 5.1g

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