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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 […]

Fad Diet….I don’t think so!

I don’t follow “fad” diets but the basic guidelines of this layout is very similar to the kinds of foods I have been eating through a natural non gmo and whole foods regimen. I’m not saying you have to buy the book just read the article. http://caloriecount.about.com/aztec-diet-b601170?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_20130306&utm_term=continue1&ns=1