Mary Gertrude Enig (née Dracon; July 13, – September 8, ) was a nutritionist and researcher known for her unconventional positions on the role saturated fats nuts, meat, lard, goose fat, and eggs. In the book, Enig argued that many who follow low-fat diets feel low on energy because they are “fat deficient”. Expert fats researcher Dr. Mary Enig offers surprising insider views on good fats, the year-old cancer survivor and author of Know Your Fats: The Complete. Know Your Fats has ratings and 24 reviews. Barb said: A A list of recommended reading included this book by Mary Enig. Provides an excellent basic.

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I would have never read this book, if not for my studies, but Nary ended up really learning a ton from this book!!! Write a customer review. Oils made into solids by man have up to 60 percent trans fat.

Know Your Fats: The Complete Primer for Understanding the Nutrition of Fats, Oils, and Cholesterol

This book should be read by everyone who cares about knw their dietary choices affect their health and wellbeing, furthermore, beyond appealing to pro-fat people with the in-depth data on fatty acid composition of most comercially available oils and fats, Know Your Fats should be an eye-opening must-read for every vegan and healthy eating enthusiast on the planet. Ships from and sold by Amazon.


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Pricea dentist who ffats the world in the s and ’30s researching traditional diets and their relationship to dental decay, recruited Enig to utilize her nutritional training to co-write a book to promote Price’s work called Nourishing Traditions: Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. How to provide proper nutrition for your child.

Fascinating book but difficult to read at times because it’s so medically oriented. Enig’s book is very accessible and accomplishes the goal of broad, yet in-depth instruction in the biochemistry of fat as a dietary component perfectly. See a great review of engi book here: It was initiated as a marketing tool to sell oils and margarine, and eventually became dogma. Back to blog menu. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is able to co Dr.

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rnig Hard but definitely accessible material. What is the difference between a fat and a fatty acid? One study showed that a quarter of non-college educated adults believe we should completely eliminate fat from our diets.

The book is a great learning tool, and reference for all fats. Jayna rated it really liked it Aug 20, Copyright Chris Masterjohn Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. See all 98 reviews.

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View or edit your browsing history. What I liked about this book is that it not only provides a very clear explanation for the metabolism of fats but it also provided references to the makeup of specific fatty acids of fnig different types of fats so you can see the proportion of medium chain to long chain to short chain, etc.

This is one of the best books I have read on the science of dietary fats. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Very dry, fact based book. The audio is yyour or missing.

Know Your Fats: The Complete Primer for Understanding the Nutrition of Fats, Oils, and Cholesterol

Some adverse effects of consuming ,now fatty acids are the following:. Learn more about Amazon Prime. This is more of a textbook and resource rather than easy reading, but if you are a lay person interested in fats, this will be fairly easy to read One of the nice things about it.

Enig lays to rest the myth that animal fats are a source of harmful trans fats.