Monthly Archives: September 2013

Fat, Good?: Two Words the Brain has Trouble Processing Together


An Article by Jessica Shannon Myth: Dietary fat is to blame for excess weight and obesity. Therefore, fat is the enemy and saturated fats should be avoided. Fact: Fat yields the most ATP (energy molecules) of the 3 macronutrients (Carbohydrates, protein, fat). Having fat in the digestive tract (intestine) triggers the hormone Cholecystokinin (CCK) which is indicative of satiety, so you will feel fuller longer. CCK also aids in the digestion of lipids (fat) in the intestine by stimulating bile […]

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