Category Archives: Dietary Fats

Coconut Oil: Is it Healthy?

Coconut oil has been recently gaining popularity in the world of health and dieting. There are many health promoting aspects of eating and cooking with coconut oil, but moderation is always key. Coconut oil is a plant-based fat (useful for vegans) derived from the meat of a coconut. Coconut oil is actually 90% saturated fat, […]

The Healthiest Sources of Dietary Fats

Salmon, nuts, and eggs

Regardless of your health and fitness goals, sufficient intake of dietary fat is crucial to your long term well being.  Fat plays many important roles in the body including hormone regulation, cell function, metabolism, and aiding the absorption of the vitamins A, D, E and K. Many people severely restrict fat intake when on a […]