I'm curious about this because I pretty much only know good things about the effects of a diet high in monounsaturated fat. So why does the Paleo community glorify saturated fat, but pay little or no attention to monounsaturated from fish, nuts,... (more)
Which type of fat is better for men trying to increase testosterone? I read a lot of articles online stating that monounsaturated fats are better than saturated for testosterone. I know to avoid most PUFA. Which type fat is better for overall health? (more)
I was reading through a page on Ray Peat's website (not a follower but was curious) and he wrote about the damage caused not by Polyunsaturated fats but with unsaturated fats in general. He spoke about limiting all unsaturated fat. The general... (more)
Hi all, I live in the UK, and have recently been buying Walkers 'Ready Salted' crisps. I've upped my carbohydrate intake to around 100-300g per day (on a 2,200-3,000kcal daily intake) and are enjoying the results (better mood, better fat loss,... (more)
The health benefits of coconut oil are mentioned almost everywhere. Since changing to a Primal diet about 7 months ago, I've been eating a lot of coconut oil. Basically cooking with it three times a day and occasionally snacking on a tablespoon... (more)
I'm a fan of diversifying one's fat intake. Coconut, animal fats, butter, palm, olive, etc??? Coconut does come across as the paleo panacea, but it's just a good fat, one of many.
Alright so I'm trying to get my facts straights on the different fats and how each one effects your cholesterol levels. And I figured here would be the best place to ask. Saturated Fat - Raises HDL and LDL (but the fluffy LDL) Monounsaturated Fat... (more)