Saturated

Saturated

Saturated Questions

75c83b04c172bfec80fc9b279b3bb687
0
Votes
0
Answers
3
Views
1.4K
by 0 · about 13 hours ago

I don't get why so many of us are deficient in Zinc? I think it's cause we need Vitamin D and such to help it function and it's a cascade of deficiencies? Cause people in undeveloped countries don't have acne, and I don't really think they have... (more)

7904c7276d7e48f1be887fabd263bfd9
wtfgod 0 · September 14, 2013 at 6:43 PM

oh god, my eyes are bleeding. http://www.healthaliciousness.com/articles/zinc.php is how you get zinc without supplement. copper and zinc are antagonistic to one another, so if u get too much of one and not enough of the other the... (more)

336c383a3c4d28652d7ab888c79108a3
0
Votes
0
Answers
4
Views
2.8K
by 614 · about 13 hours ago

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2716748/ OBJECTIVE: To determine the effects of a 24-week ketogenic diet (consisting of 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g/kg body weight protein, 20% saturated fat, and 80% polyunsaturated and monounsaturated... (more)

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86
SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · August 10, 2013 at 10:41 PM

Ketogenic diets don't have to be saturated fats. In fact animal fat is generally less than 50% saturated anyway. Bacon fat is very close in fatty acid composition to breast milk. Avocado, olive, and macadamia all have high mono omega-9. But... (more)

04a4f204bc2e589fa30fd31b92944549
0
Votes
0
Answers
2
Views
1K
by 965 · about 13 hours ago

I have heard this a lot from the no meat crowd. They claim that Long chain fatty acids (LCFA) from animal products are terrible, but conveniently, Medium chain fatty acids (MCFA) found in coconuts, is okay to eat. Both are kinds of saturated fat.... (more)

489706f5480edccc9f01130582f7f296
J_wisor 0 · August 21, 2013 at 12:47 PM

Long chain just have the ability to be stored easier from my understanding, but from the POV of the Krebs cycle, they are both oxidized the same way with acyl-CoA, losing 2 carbons through every cycle, and giving off energy, so theoretically, LCFA... (more)

76e82f76e7e3ed9747c980b50fc51b25
1
Votes
1
Answers
2
Views
464
by 229 · about 13 hours ago

Can someone please help me understand this article that is clearly against saturaed fat... http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3572653/

9a5e2da94ad63ea3186dfa494e16a8d1
UncleLongHair 0 · March 26, 2013 at 12:41 PM

People love conclusions, but they don't like reading long studies and deciphering them. If you read the details of these studies, there are lots of obvious errors that were either short cuts or mistakes in the study. For example, as Ted... (more)

0f29b3c352c8a97b14e5d3ebb731993c
2
Votes
2
Answers
2
Views
1.3K
by 63 · about 13 hours ago

A bit of a chemistry question here, I was reading some labels on a "reese's minis" out of curiosity and at the end it listed less than 2% of: partially hydrogenated (palm, palm kernel oils)... and I've seen PH coconut oil in coffee creamers for... (more)

A2c38be4c54c91a15071f82f14cac0b3
Mscott 0 · February 20, 2013 at 4:07 AM

Coconut oil and palm oil are not 100% saturated (palm oil definitely isn't). Coconut oil has about 3% unsaturated fats. Palm oil is like 40% monounsaturated and 10% polyunsaturated, if I remember correctly. Those are the fats being hydrogenated.... (more)

5dd50f78f47b8848d93724d6eb38d4c1
3
Votes
3
Answers
5
Views
1.8K
by 897 · about 13 hours ago

The guy that made those paleo critique videos just released a bunch of video's about the first part of GCBC and the whole lipid hypothesis/diet heart/saturated fat. It's definitely worth a look to see both sides. Starts... (more)

A2c38be4c54c91a15071f82f14cac0b3
Mscott 0 · January 03, 2013 at 9:05 PM

I've been watching these a number of these videos. There's actually a lot of interesting information that I wish he could put into a readily accessible format so more people might be more inclined to see it (hours of him talking and giving sass to... (more)

5c9fda2bd0018516806bba200a93f6fa
1
Votes
1
Answers
8
Views
2.2K
by 608 · about 13 hours ago

Hey paleo peeps. Well I eat a lot of fat, especially saturated and monounsaturated. I've been using coconut oil to cook my meals and lately i've been experiencing very tight chest pains, mostly on the left and a little on the right. They come and... (more)

B1002c0e81abb760e87ec46d9caedcf1
Dylan_Brown 0 · December 12, 2012 at 10:01 AM

These fats can raise low-density lipoprotein, or "bad," cholesterol levels in the body. High levels of LDL in the bloodstream put you at a higher risk for heart disease and stroke. Diets that contain too much saturated fat are linked to chronic... (more)

48b180208c8347498f9e61ca2491dc11
1
Votes
1
Answers
4
Views
3.3K
by 5 · about 13 hours ago

I have seen this question asked before but and it seemed like it got a lot of answers but I'm not sure I ever saw an answers that the satisfied or helped the people asking the question. I recently got serious about getting rid of my sugar... (more)

64433a05384cd9717c1aa6bf7e98b661
Jeff__1 0 · November 18, 2012 at 5:34 AM

I don't think it's a fat adaption thing if you've been eating paleo for a couple years. It may relate to bile production. Have you had any blood work done? You may have elevated liver enzymes or bilirubin.

7eba3d743671649c1e06cacce0ba4e77
0
Votes
0
Answers
3
Views
1.4K
by 1418 · about 13 hours ago

I was having a discussion with someone and we were talking about breastmilk's fat content. This person did not believe that human milk is high in fat. How much percentage of fat is in human milk and how much of it is saturated fat? Please cite... (more)

Bb3d1772b28c02da2426e40dfcb533f5
Jamie_14 0 · October 29, 2012 at 4:43 AM

Not really sure why your unable to use google: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_breast_milk "Human milk contains 0.8% to 0.9% protein, 4.5% fat, 7.1% carbohydrates, and 0.2% ash (minerals)" per weight. I beleive this is principally palmitic... (more)

5c9fda2bd0018516806bba200a93f6fa
2
Votes
2
Answers
4
Views
4.1K
by 608 · about 13 hours ago

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)

Medium avatar
crossfitter 0 · November 27, 2012 at 4:48 PM

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/q...&dopt=Abstract The study examined the hormonal responses of twelve fit males to approximately 20 minutes of resistance exercise. Five minutes after performing 10 sets of bench press and 10 sets of jump... (more)

1b7ce4aec094380e5530dba3c6bcecf9
2
Votes
2
Answers
3
Views
1.7K
by 20 · about 13 hours ago

Hi, I know that one of the benefits of saturated fats is that they are heat stable and generally I will reheat / reuse my fats several times. For example if I fry some bacon in pastured butter I will leave the residue in the frying pan to use the... (more)

3ce6a0d24be025e2f2af534545bdd1d7
CD 0 · October 15, 2012 at 12:52 PM

Fat can, and will go rancid over time. Oxygen, heat, light, and time all affect the time it takes fat to go rancid. I would never leave fat sitting on a pan and then reuse it, even next-day it will likely have started to go rancid. I strain... (more)

32937bdb4caf053e7aa39693fadd2282
-1
Votes
-1
Answers
2
Views
1.7K
by 557 · about 13 hours ago

Possible Duplicate: What do we think of this article by our good friend Dean Ornish? http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/23/opinion/sunday/the-optimal-diet.html?_r=1&smid=fb-share My school's nutrition service just put this article on... (more)

A7768b6c6be7f5d6acc76e5efa66464c
Christopher_Gagnon 0 · September 24, 2012 at 8:37 PM

This topic was raised yesterday here on PH: What do we think of this article by our good friend Dean Ornish? (more)

Ef26f888ed248de197c37a4cb04ef4a7
4
Votes
4
Answers
18
Views
4.9K
by 584 · about 13 hours ago

This was posted at sciencedaily the other day. Thoughts? http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120813155640.htm ScienceDaily (Aug. 13, 2012) ??? Newly published research led by Western's Dr. David Spence shows that eating egg yolks... (more)

1c67bc28f4e44bbb8770b86df0463df3
Bill1102inf 0 · August 14, 2012 at 12:55 PM

"It has been known for a long time that a high cholesterol intake increases the risk of cardiovascular events" Blatant lie.

77877f762c40637911396daa19b53094
1
Votes
1
Answers
4
Views
1.2K
by 78422 · about 13 hours ago

Is eating too many foods high in saturated fat bad for your liver? Does it cause fatty liver disease?

7767e05a8c4504f6be03f13ee40815cd
Harfatum 0 · August 04, 2012 at 3:00 AM

Have you read the "liver saving saturated fats" link right up above your question there? In case it goes away, here it is: http://principleintopractice.com/2012/08/02/liver-saving-saturated-fats/ (more)

Db83c2c5ea492d6716c28a0b561ee174
2
Votes
2
Answers
3
Views
993
by 161 · about 13 hours ago

I've gotten a full beef heart from my butcher. The butcher wanted to trim away all the connective tissue and fat on the heart for me, but i thought i'd like to see for myself. Upon cutting the heart i noticed that the saturated fat "encrusted" in... (more)

9d43f6873107e17ca4d1a5055aa7a2ad
Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · July 21, 2012 at 3:32 PM

you can save the scraps, freezing them until you have a decent bag of them, and then render them into tallow (low heat crock pot). Or throw them into the stock pot. Or just eat it.

Ad369bbf19109804bbe6609f023285b1
8
Votes
8
Answers
5
Views
2.4K
by 74 · about 14 hours ago

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)

32f5749fa6cf7adbeb0b0b031ba82b46
Matt_11 0 · March 14, 2012 at 12:50 PM

I'm a fan of diversifying one's fat intake. Coconut, animal fats, butter, palm, olive, etc??? Coconut does come across as the paleo panacea, but it's just a good fat, one of many.

56e59609362978a9dcb390fdeb45427f
1
Votes
1
Answers
5
Views
2.7K
by 571 · about 14 hours ago

It seems just from reading a few things from Robb Wolf, he advocated "lean meats". Along with Loren Cordain. It seems that would reduce overall fat intake quite a bit as well. It seems he's quite a respected guy in the paleo community, but why... (more)

Be1dbd31e4a3fccd4394494aa5db256d
Stabby 0 · December 07, 2011 at 6:28 AM

If you put "lean" in front of "meat" then people will be less terrified. Robb endorses eating fatty meat, it seems to be a rhetorical thing. He has also said that he thinks that if people are eating commercial meats to choose leaner cuts to... (more)

C534cb215f9d03b75e8961ff88ea9837
0
Votes
0
Answers
1
Views
545
by 165 · about 14 hours ago

What is the best oil for deep frying?

E5c7f14800c5992831f5c70fa746dc5c
cliff_1 0 · December 01, 2011 at 2:08 PM

rendered ruminant fat(tallow), ghee or refined coconut oil

9ef961fb987aefe157a70d1fca1c4593
2
Votes
2
Answers
4
Views
1.4K
by 15 · about 14 hours ago

I am a 62 year old woman with a constant weight of about 185 for last few years. My blood glucose readings were always in the high 90's, and A1c was 5.8 - 6.0ish. I had coronary bypass in 2005 and have always eaten "healthy" meditteranean diet... (more)

27361737e33ba2f73ab3c25d2699ad61
Annie 0 · November 28, 2011 at 9:51 PM

If you are skipping meals, this could raise cortisol/stress hormones and result in higher fasting glucose. Too much protein can raise fasting glucose in some people. Too much fruit at night could raise fasting glucose. Are you on any meds? ... (more)

De267f213b375efca5da07890e5efc25
2
Votes
2
Answers
1
Views
943
by 3742 · about 14 hours ago

I see a lot of Paleo recipes using Coconut products in their cooking. I've read recent research indicating that the saturated fats in coconut are at least not unhealthy since they aren't hydrogenated, which is what the studies in the 80s were... (more)

best answer

B3e7d1ab5aeb329fe24cca1de1a0b09c
Rhubarb 0 · October 10, 2011 at 6:06 AM

Okay, I think there is a little bit of confusion here about hydrogenated fats and the oxidization of fats. Exposing an oil or fat / lipid to heat can cause it to oxidize, depending on the heat and the fat. Mono-saturated and poly-saturated fats... (more)

637042e24e38a81dfc089ef55bed9d46
1
Ef9f83cb4e1826261a44c173f733789e
Carl_Stawicki 0 · May 18, 2011 at 6:31 PM

At what temperature does a banana melt?

C80bb4f697a72b771ae44cc3637df8f7
3
Votes
3
Answers
4
Views
2.7K
by 179 · about 14 hours ago

So sorry to ask...might seem a bit trivial but I am confused. My question is: Is the fat that is rendered from the actual fat of pork/beef/chicken the 'good' fat and eating the solid 'hard' fat is 'bad'? I love crisp chicken skin but am confused... (more)

100fd85230060e754fc13394eee6d6f1
Ambimorph 0 · April 17, 2011 at 4:48 PM

I think you may also be confused about what rendered means. That's ok. It's not a "stupid" question. Here's the scoop: First of all, any natural source of fat is going to contain a mixture of saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated... (more)

0adda19045a3641edac0008364b91110
4
Votes
4
Answers
3
Views
2.6K
by 1146 · about 14 hours ago

I know saturated is great and I have no doubts about its greatness but I would love to know how it is metabolized by our bodies. Conventional Wisdom says it stays saturated and therefore "clogs our arteries", but when people use that as an... (more)

4e40d2b9e1a762949a25b958762aa10d
mac389 0 · March 03, 2011 at 6:07 PM

Hi Rob, I think your question is about how saturated fats are metabolized into their building blocks, fatty acids. The best answer is that dietary levels of anything aren't as correlated with serum levels as you might think. So eating a lot of... (more)

0adda19045a3641edac0008364b91110
2
Votes
2
Answers
3
Views
3.4K
by 1146 · about 14 hours ago

I am currently consuming a high calorie diet to keep up with my activities and never much bothered to track my daily food intake until yesterday. First thing I noticed is that I am consuming a total of 130-150 grams of saturated fat most of it... (more)

47a42b6be94caf700fce9509e38bb6a4
Paul_1 0 · February 20, 2011 at 11:11 PM

Well, I eat around 3500 calories a day. At 60-70% fat that's 2100-2450 calories from fat. Most of that is from eggs, butter, meat, and coconut. So I'm probably getting 100-150g from saturated just like you. I am not the slightest bit worried... (more)

D05e94d3fa7fbf32eb56445ad932f654
1
Votes
1
Answers
6
Views
2.4K
by 768 · about 14 hours ago

Or, alternatively, how much sat fat does everyone here eat per day?

E35e3d76547b18096a59c90029e7e107
David_Moss 0 · November 13, 2010 at 8:26 AM

I don't think there's an "optimal" amount, since intake of SFA isn't essential. You need to eat omega 3 and omega 6 (of the right forms!) but you don't need to eat saturated fat at all. Articles like this one might give the impression otherwise... (more)

Get Free Paleo Recipes