Fat Articles

How Can I Lower My Triglycerides?

Q: I am a healthy weight and recently changed my diet to a vegan diet. Since then, my doctor has told me that my triglycerides are high: they are 215. Why are they high? What can I do, and is it important for me to improve these numbers?

The ‘Fat Gene’ Dream Machine

I'm talking about the story surrounding the so-called obesity gene and claims that science may soon be able to transform your body into that lean…

Dietary Fat is Only Partly Where It’s At

The breast cancer/dietary fat relationship, once a key point in getting American women to switch their eating habits, has now been seriously challenged. A prominent Harvard study of nearly 90,000 American nurses,

Fat and Plant-Based Diets

I don't argue for a 10% fat diet as the main starting point. Rather, I begin with the view that a plant-based diet is optimal and it just so happens that this diet, when done right