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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Know Your Fats has the distinction of being the only book about fats written for a popular fsts and by an actual lipid scientist. Feb 03, Augusts Bautra rated it really liked it.

Sep 09, Patty marked it as to-read. The trans in natural, animal fats are different fats than those enih in hydrogenated oils, and are widely believed to have health benefits.

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

This would be good for a researcher. 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. Price Foundation, whose website can be accessed for similar recommendations.

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From acclaimed biochemist and Dr. Kitchen shelf keeper for a reference. Very dry, fact based book.

Know Your Fats!

Enig, PhD Bethseda Press, August 14, Reviewed by Chris Masterjohn Know Your Fats has the distinction of being the only book about fats written for a popular audience and by an actual lipid scientist.

Review from a nutrition student: Well written, well researched.

I didn’t like this book nearly as much as I wanted to. This crucial book is all about the nutrition of fats and oils. Maureen rated it really liked it Aug 21, No trivia or quizzes yet.

Know Your Fats!

Clearly knoe excellent reference book, but very technical and difficult for me to read. Return to Book Page. I thought I knew it all as a dietitian, but this book changed everything. What is the difference between a saturated fat and an unsaturated fat? Enig was one of the first major critics of trans fats, many years before the bad news about trans fats broke into the popular press. Blog — The Daily Lipid.

Book and Video Reviews. Aug 15, Michelle Borders rated it it was amazing. Feb 11, Melissa Rozeski rated it really liked it. Fascinating book but difficult to read at times because it’s so medically oriented. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Fats are not always created equal and for the hard core nutritionist and health nut Pretty dry and dense. Just what is a trans fatty acid? I would have never read this book, if not for my studies, but I ended up really learning a ton from this book!!! A Review of Know Your Fats: Enig, often regarded as the “brains” behind the Weston Price Foundation, struts her stuff in this book in such a way that may be a bit much for the layman beware, there are graphs of fat molecules.

Kelly rated it liked it Mar 28, This is one eniig the best books I have read on the science of dietary fats. Thus, it is hydrogenation that is the problem– not trans fats per se. My doctor wanted to put me on meds rats reduce cholesterol.

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