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Conjugated Linoleic Acid

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by 45 · April 24, 2014 at 10:09 AM

Hi, Two of the most commonly recommended and healthiest fats on the Paleo diet, from what I've seen, are grass-fed animal fat (tallow) and coconut oil. As you may know, tallow has a good omega-3/6 balance and coconut oil is MCT, so... (more)

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raydawg 0 · April 16, 2014 at 11:53 PM

Um, there's no such thing as eating unlimited fat. You need lipase from bile to digest fats, at some point you run out and whatever's, um, in the pipeline, will make its way very quickly out the other end - most of the time explosively...... (more)

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by 369 · August 26, 2011 at 08:06 AM

As a result of cowpooling a grass-fed animal, I've been reading a lot about conjugated linoleic acid. However, I'm confused about whether CLA is a saturated, monounsaturated, or polyunsaturated fat? I'm particularly curious about whether it gets... (more)

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No_more_ 0 · August 25, 2011 at 05:47 PM

CLA is a PUFA but it interestingly has a trans bond making it a Trans Fat albeit a healthy trans fat (likely because all the double bonds aren't Trans, there's a Cis bond also). [The difference between tran and cis bonds is that trans do not... (more)