Fats that Heal, Fats that Kill: The Complete Guide to Fats, Oils, Cholesterol, and Human Health

Portada
Book Publishing Company, 1993 - 456 páginas
Udo Erasmus presents research on common and lesser-known oils with therapeutic potential: flax, olive, fish, evening primrose, borage, blackcurrent, and snake oil. He exposes the manufacturing processes that turn these healing fats into killing fats, explaining the effects these damaged fats have on human health.

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Crítica de los usuarios  - LynleyS - LibraryThing

My favourite line in the whole book concerns ‘Sunshine and Flax Oil’ and goes like this: ‘The oil is so smooth that you may inadvertently ‘oil your underwear’ when you think you’re just going to pass ... Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - IonaS - LibraryThing

Unfortunately, I had to read this voluminous book in translation, which somewhat slowed down the process of reading it. It could be said to be almost the definitve work on fats and oils - the only ... Leer comentario completo

Contenido

Eggs
232
Oik in Seeds
235
Butter versus Margarine
242
Tropical Fats
246
Hidden Junk Fats and Fat Substitutes
249
New Research New Fats Fat Finding Missions Breakthroughs Applications
251
Virgin Olive Oils Unrefined versus Refined
253
Oils from Fish and Seafoods EPA and DHA
258

Liquid Oils and Unsaturated Fatty Acids UFAs
39
The Healing Essential Fatty Acids EFAs
43
Triglyceride Fats TGs
54
Phospholipids PLs and Membranes
58
Lecithin
62
Cholesterol
64
Essential Nutrients
73
Fat Cats in the Fats Lane History Oil Making Toxic Products and Promotion
83
A Brief History of Oil Making
85
The Business of Fats and Oils
90
From Seed to Oil Commercial Oil Making Methods
93
From Oil to Margarine Hydrogenation
100
Margarines Shortenings and Trans Fatty Acids
106
Other Toxic Products
112
Erucic Acid Toxic or Beneficial?
116
Light Free Radicals and Oils
118
Frying and DeepFrying
125
Fractionation and Transesterification
129
Advertising and Jargon
132
Polyunsaturates and Superunsaturates
136
Vitamin E and Polyunsaturates
139
ColdPressed A Meaningless Term
141
Making Oils with Human Health in Mind
144
Packaging and Storing Oils
146
Labeling Oil Products
148
Fats and Figures Fats in the Human Body
153
Body Fat
155
Fat Consumption and Daily Requirement
160
Digestion of Fats Oils and Cholesterol
163
Metabolism of Fats and Oils
169
Vitamin Mineral Cofactors in Fat Cholesterol Metabolism
172
Individuality
175
Orthomolecular Nutrition
178
Stress and the Battery of Life
185
Antioxidants the Fire That is Life
190
Why Calorie Counting Fails What to Do to Lose Weight
192
Blood Cholesterol Plasma Lipoproteins HDL LDL Lpa
199
The Fats of Life Fats in Food Products
205
Diet Controversies
207
Rating Oils in Diets
210
How Fat arc Your Foods?
213
Cholesterol in Foods
221
Meats
223
Mothers Milk and Dairy Products
227
Poultry
231
Snake Oil EPA and Patent Medicines
265
Evening Primrose Borage and Black Currant Oils GLA
269
Prostaglandins PCs
275
Flax LNA
279
Hemp LA LNA GLA
287
Exotic Oils
292
Oil Protein Work Together
294
Budwig Flax Oil Protein
298
Flax and Oil Blend Recipes With Help from Thelma RuckKeene
303
MediumChain Triglycerides MCTs
308
Alkylglycerols
309
Oils and Sunshine Light and Health
310
Balanced Nutrition and LifeStyle
315
Fats and Fates Fats and Degenerative Diseases Plus Kids Athletes Pets and Politics
323
Changes in Fat Consumption and Degenerative Disease
325
Degenerative Diseases
327
Is the Cholesterol Theory Wrong?
331
Cardiovascular Disease CVD
338
Diabetes
341
Overweight and Constipation
343
Skin Conditions Tanning Lotions and Ozone
346
Female Conditions
350
Allergies Arthritis Asthma
351
Addictions Mental Illness and Violence
356
Bugs Candida Yeast Fungi Bacteria and Chronic Fatigue
358
Cancer
362
AIDS
369
AutoImmune Conditions
372
Other Degenerative Conditions
375
Aging and Longevity
377
Infants and Oils
380
Athletes and Oils
384
Pets and Oils
388
The Business and Politics of Health
389
Toward Total Health Live Long and Feel Fatastic
397
Recommendations for Health
399
The Biological Basis
407
Health as Wholeness
416
Abbreviations
425
Glossary
427
Bibliography
436
Index
444
About the Author
455
Services Provided
456
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