Mary Gertrude Enig (née Dracon; July 13, – September 8, ) was a nutritionist and researcher known for her unconventional positions on the role saturated fats nuts, meat, lard, goose fat, and eggs. In the book, Enig argued that many who follow low-fat diets feel low on energy because they are “fat deficient”. Expert fats researcher Dr. Mary Enig offers surprising insider views on good fats, the year-old cancer survivor and author of Know Your Fats: The Complete. Know Your Fats has ratings and 24 reviews. Barb said: A A list of recommended reading included this book by Mary Enig. Provides an excellent basic.

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From acclaimed biochemist and Dr. Sep 23, Barb Lawrence rated it it was amazing Shelves: Please fill out the copyright form to register a complaint.

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My doctor wanted to put me on meds to reduce cholesterol. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. This book should be read by everyone who cares about how their dietary choices affect their health and wellbeing, furthermore, beyond appealing to pro-fat people with the in-depth data on fatty acid composition of most comercially available oils kniw fats, Know Your Fats should be an eye-opening must-read for every vegan and healthy eating enthusiast on the planet.


May 29, Yoir rated it liked it. She demonstrates the positive role that saturated fats and cholesterol play in the body, which is a welcome change from the typical misinformation about fats usually available in the popular press.

If your goal is more in-depth study of the effect of various fats on nutrition and health and how they work in the body, then I think there is more to learn in Udo Erasmus’ book “Fats that Heal, Fats that Kill”.

I didn’t like this book nearly as much as I wanted to. Click here for more information. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. About the Author Dr.

Mary Enig has written the definitive book on fats and it has convinced many that its more important than ever to Know Your Fats. Lists with This Book. Feb 03, Augusts Bautra rated it really liked it.

Enig claimed butter and coconut oil are good for heart health. I came away astounded at how utterly complex and diverse fats are, how essential and irreplaceable they are for you and how we are unfortunately surrounded and bombarded with trans fats.

And there probably is mady one better qualified to explain the virtues and vices of various types of fat than Dr.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. Enig was an early researcher of trans fatty acids[11] warning of their dangers before they were widely accepted. This book provides everything you need to know to make an informed choice on fat. Everyone, regardless of their interest in nutrition or biochemistry, needs a solid understanding about lipids.

Dr Enig enlightens us and takes that fear away. To ask other readers questions about Know Your Fatsplease sign up. The Dietary Sense and Nonsense — An evaluation by scientists was reviewed in the New England Journal of Medicinewhich noted that while she provided an appropriate discussion of trans fats in diet, she did not accurately depict the medical literature on the connection between diet and coronary disease, and that she wrote with an inflammatory tone that was unjustified.


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Retrieved March 11, Done With Being Fat. She was present as a student in the committee hearings which, based upon flawed research, set us upon the false fears still promoted about fats.


But with the ubiquitous misinformation about lipids, everyone could use a good primer on the subject, and this is one of the best. View magy rates and policies Average Customer Review: If you are curious about what to bake with and cook with for various situations, this book will help solve that dilemma.

Unfortunately, this book has some outdated info as it was published inbut is still available on Amazon. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. View or edit your browsing history. Yur 10, Dave Riley rated it it was ok Shelves: How to Lose Weight, Shed Fat