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What is Unsaturated Fat? A Comprehensive Guide

What is Unsaturated Fat? A Comprehensive Guide

Unsaturated fats are a broad category of fatty acids we consume in our diets. Although they are commonly known as “healthy fats,” some unsaturated fats can actually worsen our health. In fact, unsaturated fatty acids represent each end of the health spectrum, from completely toxic trans fats to polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats that help support optimal health and longevity. To better understand this complicated category of fats, let's take a look at unsaturated fatty acids from the ...

What is Polyunsaturated Fat? The Truth About This “Healthy” Fat

What is Polyunsaturated Fat? The Truth About This “Healthy” Fat

Most of our fat intake comes from three types of fatty acids: polyunsaturated, monounsaturated, and saturated. Each one has unique properties that interact with our bodies in different ways. Polyunsaturated fats, in particular, sparked the first investigations into how certain fats may be essential for optimal health, growth, and development. This led to the discovery of omega-6s, omega-3s, and what we now know as "essential fatty acids" —  which are all polyunsaturated fats. Despite the ...

What is Monounsaturated Fat? Everything You Need to Know About This Healthy Fat

What is Monounsaturated Fat? Everything You Need to Know About This Healthy Fat

Of the four types of dietary fat, monounsaturated fat is the only one that isn’t riddled with controversy. Just one search for “healthy fat” will yield thousands of articles recommending the consumption of foods that are high in monounsaturated fats. Regardless of the diet or the person, it seems that this fatty acid is unanimously crowned as being healthy. The same cannot be said for other naturally occurring fats like saturated fats and polyunsaturated fats, which both have research backing ...

Top 25 Keto Approved Foods to Accelerate Fat Loss

Top 25 Keto Approved Foods to Accelerate Fat Loss

Losing weight can be a complicated process filled with questions. Will this food help me burn fat? Is that going to stall my progress? Fortunately, most of your weight loss questions will be answered when you eat the right foods. What exactly do I mean by the "right" foods? You may think they are the foods that make you burn a significant amount of belly fat. However, these foods don't exist. The only way to legitimately accelerate fat loss with food is to consume foods that help you ...

How Much Fat Should You Eat on a Ketogenic Diet?

How Much Fat Should You Eat on a Ketogenic Diet?

Fat is a key component of the ketogenic diet. In fact, how much fat you eat will determine whether you achieve your goals or struggle to get the scale moving. For example, If you eat too much fat, then your weight loss progress will stall, and you may even start to gain more body fat. On the other hand, If you don't eat enough, then you will lose weight at an unhealthy pace while fighting off hunger pangs and fatigue. To find the Goldilocks amount of fat you must eat to meet your goals ...

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bombs

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bombs

This recipe is magical. The first thing you see is crisp bacon wrapped around chicken, but cut it open and it reveals a cheesy interior! It's a trick, where you serve something amazing looking that only gets better as you dive into it. The half chicken breasts are stuffed with cream cheese, ricotta, and spinach. Then they are held closed with a bacon wrapping and pan seared before getting finished off in the oven. They already look amazing enough to serve to someone special. I ...

What Are Omega 3 Fatty Acids?

What Are Omega 3 Fatty Acids?

Omega-3 fatty acids are a special type of fat molecule. As a triglyceride, they consist of a small compound called glycerol (C3H8O3) attached to three chains of carbon atoms called fatty acids. They are a polyunsaturated fat, which means that they contain more than one carbon-carbon double bonds. In contrast, monounsaturated fats contain only one carbon-carbon double bond while saturated fats contain no carbon-carbon double bonds. Fatty acids generally have two ends: a carboxylic acid, which ...

Keto Bacon Burger Bombs

Keto Bacon Burger Bombs

Up your fat intake with these delicious burger bombs. Cheese stuffed inside sausage and wrapped in bacon! Dip them in your favorite sugar-free condiments and it tastes like it’s straight out of a take out window. The best thing about these burger bombs are that they only require 3 main ingredients. I used raw sausage rounds for this recipe, but if you can’t find them, you can always take the skin off breakfast sausages and use the raw meat, after flattening them into small circles. While ...

Berry Bomb Pops

Berry Bomb Pops

Bomb Pops are such a classic and nostalgic summer treat, especially with Independence Day right around the corner. Kids love popsicles, and with temperatures and humidity on the rise they are always looking for ways to cool off. I know you don’t love giving them the traditional sugar and dyed filled version so I created these natural treats. These kid-friendly Berry Bomb Pops use natural ingredients, real fruit, and no added processed sugar. They are the perfect treat kids and adults can feel ...

Salmon Benny Breakfast Bombs

Salmon Benny Breakfast Bombs

Smoked salmon, hollandaise, egg, and chive breakfast bombs. My favorite thing in the world is eggs Benedict with smoked salmon but I can’t always wait until the weekend for this goodness! These make a delicious, creamy, and extremely satisfying keto breakfast on the go. Now you can have your weekend treat on the way to work too. These little bites taste just like everything you love about your traditional eggs Benedict. Creamy hollandaise, gooey eggs, and fresh, rich, cold smoked salmon. ...