• Heidi replied to the topic Saturated Fat in the forum Ask a Nutritionist 7 years, 8 months ago

    Thanks for your reply Jacob. I agree with you that the source of saturated fat matters. I appreciate the study you mentioned regarding saturated fat and central body obesity. In many cases it seems you need to pick your poison. The studies I’ve seen seem to go back and forth and generally conclude that “more research” needs to be conducted to make…[Read more]

  • There is definitely a good amount of research concerning this subject. Sleep has five stages. During the deeper stages (also called slow-wave sleep) of sleep, the body restores itself and the brain uses less glucose and thus glucose metabolism is slower. The body then speeds up metabolism during the second part of the night. This being said, any…[Read more]

  • Lately I’ve heard some buzz about possible benefits of saturated fat – specifically butter. Is butter really not so bad after all?

  • Heidi became a registered member 7 years, 9 months ago