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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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What functions do fats and cholesterol play in the body? Open Preview See a Problem? You must be logged in to post a review. Nutritionists, people interested in fat. I didn’t like yohr book nearly as much as I wanted to. Return to Book Page. Can this book be read on-line?

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

Among her many accomplishments, Dr. Paperbackpages. Fascinating book but difficult to read at times because it’s so faats oriented. A Review of Know Your Fats: Thanks to biochemists like Mary Enig, there is Excellent book!

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The science is solid. Enig, PhD Bethseda Press, August 14, Reviewed by Chris Masterjohn Know Your Fats has the distinction of being the only book about fats written for a popular audience and by an actual lipid scientist. This book was too technical for me with chemistry and detailed information. Enig explains, in an easy to read and unbiased format, the truth about fat and cholesterol.


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. Sep 09, Patty marked it as to-read. This book was recommended by a friend and I use it frequently as a reference book. This author is very well versed in the composition and use of the fats and oils and does a great job is separating the science from the nonsense.

This book needs to be a textbook in every medical and dietetics school. This book provides everything you need to know to make an informed choice on fat. Books by Mary G. She also clears up a powerful misunderstanding. Fats are coming back.

rats Pictures of fat, fatty acid, and cholesterol molecules abound in the book, making the concepts very easy to visualize. Price Foundation, whose website can be accessed for similar recommendations.

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

Blog — The Daily Lipid. This book should you 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 be an eye-opening must-read for every vegan and healthy eating enthusiast on the planet.

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!!! Jan 20, Carol Ann rated it it was amazing Shelves: Trivia About Know Your Fats: Thus, it is hydrogenation that is the problem– not trans fats per se.


No trivia or quizzes yet. Oct 07, Karsten Uphill rated it it was amazing. What is the difference between a saturated fat and an unsaturated fat? Sep 23, Barb Lawrence rated it it was amazing Shelves: The processed food industry makers of margarine, canola type oils, heavily processed vegetable oils have worked hard funding and promoting inept and incorrect studies and claims that REAL food fafs bad and FAKE food is good.

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Scientifically explains why eniy should not believe the propaganda about vegetable oil and margarine–these are man-made substances that offer no benefits and should be excluded from one’s diet. Want to Read saving….

Enig discusses the history of fat consumption as well as the history of public recommendations on fat intake. Nov 08, Trisha rated it liked it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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