The Good Fats Lingo
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Woman reading food label

Consumers are still confused about the good fats lingo. From recent consumer research and my own discussions with patients and clients, it seems that they do not know that all omega fats are unsaturated fatty acids. Further, they are unaware that replacing saturated and trans fats with monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats improves cardiovascular risk. Learn the facts now.

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Snacking to Meet the Dietary Guidelines
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Nuts offer good fats

Snacking has gone mainstream and, for many consumers, eating three daily meals is a thing of the past. With snacks now making up nearly one-quarter of calories in the American diet, it’s important for registered dietitian nutritionists to help consumers boost the nutrition of these eating occasions to meet nutrient recommendations and achieve or maintain good health. Learn helpful tips in this blog post!

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Check Out the New Good Fats 101 Continuing Education Course!
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National Nutrition Month may be over, but here at Good Fats 101™, we celebrate healthy eating all year long. That’s why we are excited to announce our gift for nutrition professionals: A FREE continuing education opportunity! Newly available on the Good Fats 101 website, this self-study course is available to both Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and Nutrition and Dietetic Technicians.

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Canola Oil May Help Reduce Belly Fat and Improve Metabolic Syndrome
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Recently published research suggests using oils high in monounsaturated fat, such as canola and high oleic canola oil, may help reduce abdominal fat and improve metabolic syndrome (a cluster of symptoms including elevated blood pressure, blood glucose, triglycerides, low HDL (good) cholesterol and abdominal obesity) a condition increasing the risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

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Let’s Put Our Best Fork Forward
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Salad dressings are made with good fats

Each bite counts during National Nutrition Month® (NNM) and every month! Sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, NNM this year calls us to “Put Your Best Fork Forward.” NNM is my excuse to put out a boatload of (bordering on too much) nutrition and lifestyle advice, tips and recipes to my clients and social media followers. Putting my best fork forward means a lot of different things to me - learn more now!

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