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The Revenge of Saturated Fat

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | January 3, 2012
Filed Under: Loving Advice, What The Hell Is That?

WARNING: Today’s Real Fitness Nerd post goes to 11 on the Geek-o-meter, so make sure to have your pocket protector firmly in place before reading. In the event of a water landing, simply empty your Big Gulp of Mountain Dew and u

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Saturated Fat? Attack!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | October 7, 2011
Filed Under: Uncategorized

In the last few years, a number of “experts” have become quite vocal with the notion that saturated fat isn’t bad for you. They drive me a little nuts, to be honest, because they all fall back on the same three,

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The Friday News Fiesta!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | April 1, 2011
Filed Under: Uncategorized

To be honest, I’m a little nervous about posting today. I’ve been burned in the past by bogus April Fools studies. One of the downfalls of writing a blog that mocks idiocy is that the tables can turn very quickly and t

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Bad cow, bad!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | April 7, 2010
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In January, I reported on a study out of Harvard indicating that perhaps saturated fat wasn’t so bad after all. Well, hold on a second before you tuck into that blue cheese Big Mac. While saturated fat may still be vindicate

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The salvation of saturated fat.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | January 20, 2010
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It looks like that daily meatball sub wasn’t what stopped Uncle Mort ticker last July after all. According to a new study from Harvard and the Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, saturated fat isn’t a

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Burgers bamboozle brain into binge eating.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | September 16, 2009
Filed Under: Uncategorized

In case you didn’t have enough reasons to avoid ice cream and burgers, I wanted to share this CBS News clip. It talks about a new study showing that palmitic acid, a saturated fatty acid, can “trick” our brains i

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