Dietary Fats 101

For years, fats have gotten a bad rap, but fats are essential for your health. Fat is a concentrated source of energy and helps your body to absorb some vitamins and minerals. They help to build cell membranes and are necessary for blood clotting and muscle movement. Some fats are better than others, so it’s … Continue reading Dietary Fats 101

Coconut Oil

Chances are you have probably heard or read about coconut oil. As dietitians, we often get questions regarding the health benefits of coconut oil. Coconut oil is high in saturated fat, which has long been proclaimed as the unhealthy fat that is linked to high cholesterol and triglycerides. However, recent studies have shown that not … Continue reading Coconut Oil