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by 0 · May 06, 2013 at 11:48 PM

Alright so I'm trying to get my facts straights on the different fats and how each one effects your cholesterol levels. And I figured here would be the best place to ask. Saturated Fat - Raises HDL and LDL (but the fluffy LDL) Monounsaturated Fat... (more)

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Linds 0 · May 06, 2013 at 04:37 PM

Check out these guides for great, easy to digest info: The Definitive Guide to Cholesterol The Definitive Guide to Fats The Definitive Guide to Oils What Are PUFAs? Chemically speaking, polyunsaturated fats have more than one (hence the... (more)

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by 250 · April 10, 2013 at 11:18 AM

I'm curious about this because I pretty much only know good things about the effects of a diet high in monounsaturated fat. So why does the Paleo community glorify saturated fat, but pay little or no attention to monounsaturated from fish, nuts,... (more)

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raydawg 0 · April 10, 2013 at 11:18 AM

Says who? What do you think pig fat is mostly made of? That's right bacon is mostly MUFAs. Ditto olive oil. Look at all the bacon posts on here (143 at the moment): http://paleohacks.com/questions/tagged/bacon Here's olive-oil (38): ... (more)

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by 578 · December 25, 2012 at 06:22 PM

Which type of fat is better for men trying to increase testosterone? I read a lot of articles online stating that monounsaturated fats are better than saturated for testosterone. I know to avoid most PUFA. Which type fat is better for overall health? (more)

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Jo_10 0 · November 09, 2012 at 07:40 AM

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by 788 · May 28, 2012 at 02:23 AM

I was reading through a page on Ray Peat's website (not a follower but was curious) and he wrote about the damage caused not by Polyunsaturated fats but with unsaturated fats in general. He spoke about limiting all unsaturated fat. The general... (more)

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peter_5 0 · May 26, 2012 at 11:24 AM

I'm pretty sure that you still need some PUFAs, to like, stop from dying.

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by 74 · November 02, 2012 at 07:31 AM

The health benefits of coconut oil are mentioned almost everywhere. Since changing to a Primal diet about 7 months ago, I've been eating a lot of coconut oil. Basically cooking with it three times a day and occasionally snacking on a tablespoon... (more)

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charliejames 0 · November 02, 2012 at 07:31 AM

hEY...! Coconut oil is one of the best natural nutrition for hair. It helps in healthy growth of hair providing them a shiny complexion

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by 281 · October 04, 2012 at 10:14 PM

Hi all, I live in the UK, and have recently been buying Walkers 'Ready Salted' crisps. I've upped my carbohydrate intake to around 100-300g per day (on a 2,200-3,000kcal daily intake) and are enjoying the results (better mood, better fat loss,... (more)

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davidinnotts 0 · September 11, 2012 at 05:34 PM

Sunseed is a trademarked US-developed non-GM variety of sunflower oil. The oil is lower in saturates than ordinary sunflower oil, as advertised, but more importantly, MUCH lower in omega-6 polyunsaturates and much higher in omega-9... (more)