I turned 60 last month. I’m still not sure I believe it, but the numbers check out every time, so it must be true. Birthdays in our house are always celebrated, especially the ‘milestone’ ones. So when my hubby, Dick, asked me where I wanted to go for my birthday […]
Years ago, I was out shopping with the guy I was dating at the time – I’ll call him “John.” We saw a refrigerator magnet that said, “The best things in life are not things.” It seemed like such a nice sentiment. “The best things in life are not things.” It’s so true, isn’t it? I pointed it out to “John” and he turned around and bought it for me.
Polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs) are considered to be our essential or healing fats. These fats cannot be made by the human body. They only come from fats and so are missing in a fat-free diet. Why We Need Polyunsaturated Fats (PUFAs) Polyunsaturated fats are required for normal functioning of our cells, […]
Continuing the Facts on Fats series, let’s look at monounsaturated fats, or MUFAs. We talked about these earlier when discussing saturated fats. You may recall that long chain saturated fats – which include beef, mutton, pork, dairy, and cocoa butter – are converted into monounsaturated fatty acids in the liver. […]