Know Your Fats has ratings and 23 reviews. Barb said: A A list of recommended reading included this book by Mary Enig. Provides an excellent basic. A Review of Know Your Fats: The Complete Primer for Understanding the Nutrition of Fats, Oils, and Cholesterol, by Mary G. Enig, PhD. While Enig agrees with the overall thrust of Taubes’s argument – that low-fat diets ME | I wrote Know Your Fats because so many people I know, including.

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If you Review from a nutrition student: It is certainly different. I thought Enih knew it all as a dietitian, but this book changed everything.

Know Your Fats : Mary G Enig :

Great book on rethinking medium chain fatty acids they are actually good for you eing as coconut oil. Books by Mary G. If you’re looking to discover the history of fats in terms of labeling and so on, this book has a lot of detail about that.

Some fascinating reads in here about the corruption and expose of what food industry will do the little guy regarding the knoow waged against tropical oils. Enig’s own recommendations differ from typical recommendations: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


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

I wish this book had gone into more detail about mechanisms rather than just outcomes. Provides an excellent basic primer on all fats.

Enkg also drums in a very important message – you are far better off without trans fats, youd much better of with a plentiful serving of saturated animal fats. This crucial book is all about the nutrition of fats and oils. Oct 07, Karsten Uphill rated it it was amazing.

Apr 10, Dave Riley rated it it was ok Shelves: Kelly rated it liked it Mar 28, This would be good for a researcher. May 29, Nan rated it liked it. Open Preview See a Problem?

The processed food industry makers of margarine, canola type oils, heavily processed vegetable oils have worked hard funding and promoting inept and incorrect studies and claims that REAL food is bad and FAKE food is good.

I might recommend it for learning about fats, although I personally think a textbook is much more straight forward, but then again a textbook might not have a holistic view about fat.

In knpw extensive discussion of trans fats, Dr. While this book doesn’t carry the excitement of the politically charged tale uour folly and deception in research told by The Cholesterol Mythsit is an excellent resource for anyone interested in gaining a basic education about fats and oil.


She kniw the positive role that saturated fats and cholesterol play in the body, which is a welcome change from the typical misinformation about fats usually available in the popular press. The facts are presented clearly and it is easy to make healthy decisions on what and what not to eat. Dec 07, Katharine rated it it was ok. I ended up taking in MORE animal fats, less trans fats, as well as less refined sugars separate topic.

Scientifically explains why we should not believe the propaganda about vegetable oil and margarine–these are man-made substances that offer no benefits and should be excluded from one’s diet. When the healthcare providers know the truth about fat and cholesterol we will finally be able to prevent chronic disease and obesity.

Enig lays to rest the myth that animal fats are a source of harmful trans fats. To read, or not to read about fat, that is the question. Click here for more information. Aug 25, Erin Stuhlsatz rated it liked it Shelves: Enig, PhD Bethseda Press, Rachel rated it really liked it Apr 11,