Category Archives: Fat

Fats, Lipids and Mood

The brain contains large amounts of lipids, which are located particularly in the cell membranes of neurones. The lipid in the diet can directly influence the fat in the brain, and it has been shown for example that diets high … Continue reading

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Low Fat Diets and Mood

It is known that the dietary fat content of the diet can significantly affect the formation of certain hormones and may play a significant role in the mental state of the individual. A number of studies have assessed the effects … Continue reading

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Calorie Counting: More Evidence It Does Not Cause Weight Loss

Calorie counting is the belief that the amount of calories (energy) consumed is the main driver of weight change. People who succumb to the calorie counting myth suggest that weight gain is simply a result of a positive energy balance, … Continue reading

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Fried Foods and Their Health Effects

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Fats For Your Brain

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Misrepresenting The Fat Content of Foods

Food labeling is more complex than it may first appear. One aspect of food labelling that can be misinterpreted is regarding the fat content. Fat is a group of hydrocarbon chemicals that contain 9 calories per gram when oxidised. This … Continue reading

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One Of The Main Benefit of High Fat and High Protein Diets?

High fat and high protein diets have been found to have positive health effects. High fat diets may be particularly useful for men, because they can allow the optimal production of testosterone, and other androgenic hormones. This can increase the … Continue reading

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Red Meat Fat Quality

A little knowledge is said to be a dangerous thing, and in this regard nutrition is often oversimplified to the detriment of the consumer. The science of red meat and its fat is complex and care must be taken when … Continue reading

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On The Fat Content Of Meat

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High Carbohydrate Diets: No Energy Restriction Required

Weight loss has become an important topic as more people struggle to maintain their normal body weight. The exact causes of obesity are complex, but one of the main drivers is the presence of high amounts of refined crystalline sugar … Continue reading

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