Category Archives: Oxidised Fats

Raw Versus Roasted Nuts

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Antioxidant Benefits Without Absorption

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Cooking With Fats

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Cooking Fats

Of all the topics in nutrition, fats and the nutrition of fats are perhaps the most complex, and as a result the most misunderstood. Fats are chemically complex and this complexity means that the interactions they show with human biochemistry … Continue reading

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Antioxidant: Useful Food Preservatives

Lipid peroxidation is the cause of rancidity in oils and fatty foods are therefore prone to rancidity. Lipid peroxidation occurs when the fatty acids in food are chemically oxidised through loss of electrons, and this can often cause the generation … Continue reading

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Olive Oil For Improved Insulin Sensitivity

Evidence suggests that extra virgin olive oil has beneficial health effects when consumed regularly. Studies have shown beneficial effects for olive oil consumption that include a reduction in triglycerides and increases in high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol when carbohydrates are … Continue reading

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Cooking With Fats

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Why Do Oxidised Fats and Oils Contribute to Insulin Resistance?

Oxidised oils and fats are damaging to the health because when ingested, they are absorbed and interact with tissues causing the initiation free radical chain reactions. This creates oxidative stress in the cells and tissues of the body and in … Continue reading

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Algal DHA Versus Fish DHA and EPA

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What Is A High Quality Diet?

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