Know Your Fats has ratings and 23 reviews. Barb said: A A list of recommended reading included this book by Mary Enig. Provides an excellent basic. A Review of Know Your Fats: The Complete Primer for Understanding the Nutrition of Fats, Oils, and Cholesterol, by Mary G. Enig, PhD. While Enig agrees with the overall thrust of Taubes’s argument – that low-fat diets ME | I wrote Know Your Fats because so many people I know, including.

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I ended up taking in MORE animal fats, less trans fats, as well as less refined sugars separate topic.

Reliable information, however, if you’re interested. Kelly rated it liked it Mar 28, Youg with This Book. Nov 08, Trisha rated it liked it. Enig discusses the history of fat consumption as well as the history of public recommendations on fat intake.

Kitchen shelf keeper for a reference. The science is solid. Can this book be read on-line?

It was a little bit confusing and not very well organized. There is also an incred This is more of a textbook and resource rather than easy reading, but if you are a lay person interested in fats, this will be fairly easy to read One of the nice things about it.

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Know Your Fats: The Complete Primer for Understanding the Nutrition of Fats, Oils, and Cholesterol

Fats are coming back. Buy Know Your Fats. While the book is quite complex, it is indeed thorough and serves to demystify the role of the several types of saturated and unsaturated fats in our diet, and what fats are most important eig brain and body health. Some fascinating reads in here about the corruption and expose of what food industry will do the little guy regarding the propaganda waged against tropical oils.


Description Additional information Reviews 0 From acclaimed biochemist and Dr. Jul 26, Jeannie Romanello rated it it was amazing. Please consult a qualified health professional.

If you care about healthy fats and want to know more about the good side of cholesterol and saturated fat, this is a must read!!! This book should be read by everyone who cares about how their dietary choices affect their health and wellbeing, furthermore, beyond appealing to pro-fat people with the in-depth data on fatty acid composition of most comercially available oils and fats, Know Your Fats should knwo an eye-opening must-read for every vegan and healthy eating enthusiast on the planet.

She demonstrates the positive role that saturated fats and cholesterol play in the body, which is a welcome change from the typical misinformation about fats usually available in the popular press.

It breaks down the nutritional and fatty acid composition of every type of fat and oil consumed, the breakdown of different types of fats in foods, the physical properties of different fats and oils, and a listing of all fatty acids, their chemical characteristics, and their sources.

Thanks to biochemists like Mary Enig, there is Excellent book! It was hard for me to understand some parts but this is a good reference to have on the shelf for any nutritionist. See 1 question about Know Your Fats….

Know Your Fats : The Complete Primer for Understanding the Nutrition of Fats, Oils and Cholesterol

Copyright Chris Masterjohn Very well organized book but if you already know about fats, it will only teach you a little bit more than you already know. To read, or not to read about fat, that is the question.


From acclaimed biochemist and Dr. Review from a nutrition student: Oct 07, Karsten Uphill rated it it was amazing.

From Amazon Customer Reviews: In her extensive discussion of trans fats, Dr. I jnow recommend this book to anyone who is able to comprehend complex concepts and diagrams, and have personally used much of the information to steer my own successful recovery.

Aug 25, Erin Stuhlsatz rated it liked it Shelves: Aug 28, Lynn rated it really liked it. Blog — The Daily Lipid. A must-read for anyone, but an especially viable reference for anyone in the health industry.

Know Your Fats!

Feb 11, Melissa Rozeski rated it really liked it. When the healthcare providers know the truth about fat and cholesterol we will finally be able to prevent chronic disease and obesity.

What functions do fats and cholesterol play in the body? Mar 08, Naomi rated it it was amazing. I would have never read this book, if not for my studies, but I ended up really learning a ton from this book!!! A Review of Know Your Fats: May 29, Nan rated it liked it.

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Fats are not always created equal and for the hard core nutritionist and health nut This would yuor good for a researcher. Paperbackpages.

She also clears up a powerful misunderstanding.