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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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‘Know Your Fats’

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. Maryland Board of Dietetic Practice. Explore the Home Gift Guide. A must-read for anyone, but an especially viable reference for anyone in the health industry. It was initiated as a marketing tool to sell oils and margarine, and eventually became dogma.

Blog — The Daily Lipid. It was to improve my lipid profile, but did wonders for my inflamed hands and other ortho problems. November — January Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Showing of 98 reviews. 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. If you want to understand the various types of fats and get in-depth understanding of how the food industry promotes mis-information on fats, there is a lot of very good material.


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People now eat different types of fat, not more or less fat as a percentage of dietary intake. Mary Enig provides a yoyr of scientifically sound information about the importance of certain fats in ones diet. She demonstrates 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.

Home Blog About Contact Search. Mar 08, Naomi rated it it was amazing. The facts are presented clearly and it is easy to make healthy eenig on what and what not to eat. Return to Book Page. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? By Jed Stuber There is no nutrient more misunderstood nor more unfairly maligned than fat.

Enig discusses the history of fat consumption as well as the history of public recommendations on fat intake. University of Maryland, College Park.

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About the Author Dr. The ad does not inform my purchase. Enig claimed butter and coconut oil are good for heart health. Mar 22, Cavin Balaster rated it really liked it Shelves: Unfortunately, this book has some outdated info as it was published inbut is still available on Amazon.

Mar 25, Andrea rated it it was ok. It is certainly different. Enig’s own recommendations differ from typical recommendations: Enig backs up each of the following claims with extensive research and impeccable scientific analysis.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: Fats are not always created equal and for the hard core nutritionist and health nut Want to Read saving…. Big Pharmaceutical companies churn out cholesterol-lowering and fat-blocking drugs that interfere with our body’s functions.


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Know Your Fats has the distinction of being the only book about fats written for a popular audience and by an actual lipid scientist.

If you care about healthy fats and magy to know more about the good side of cholesterol and saturated fat, this is a must read!!! Well written, well researched. Know Your Fats belongs on the shelf of anyone needing a reference for information on fats and oils, and deserves a read by anyone interested in receiving a basic education about fats by a practicing lipid scientist, unaffected by the advice of politically correct nutrition. Page 1 of 1 Start Over Page 1 of 1.

Know Your Fats!

Jayna rated it really liked it Aug 20, Enig was a Board member and the vice president of the Weston A. Mary Enig, a nutritionist and biochemist of international renown, and a consultant on nutrition to individuals, industries, and state and federal governments.

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Know Your Fats!

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Primal Body, Primal Mind: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Proscriptions aside this is a useful background resource on all the fats you can eat. Fate membersr Nov