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Why low fat diets are no good

Good Fats: Linoleic Acid (LA) and Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA). Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) are minimally synthesized from alpha linolenic acid and are therefore conditionally essential. Omega-3’s like ALA, EPA and DHA are “healthy” fats because consuming them reduces triglycerides, blood pressure, low- density lipoprotein (LDL) levels, inflammation, depression and cancer risk (Deckelbaum […]