nutrition

Faux Meat Burgers and Your Health: Facts and Fallacies

Everything you want to know- and more- about the new meatlike veggie burgers. Are they healthy? Are they safe? Do they count as veggies?

A Balanced Look At The Beyond Burger

Beyond Meat’s insane IPO suggests a lot of hope and promise in these burger mimics. Learn how they compare to beef healthwise, environmentally, and otherwise.

Beef Versus the Bloody Plant-Based Impossible Burger.

Impossible burgers are impossibly meaty. Is it truly possible to deliver the upsides of meat without the downsides? Get the scoop on how they stack up against their moo-muse.

Vitamin B12: Needs and Sources For Vegans and Omnivores

Vitamin B12 is one nutrient you don’t want to mess with. It’s a common issue for vegans, but can also crop up in certain high-risk omnivores. Learn about needs, sources, and testing.

Choosing an Olive Oil

Olive oil is delicious, versatile, and has as a strong health track record. This article guides you through the sea of options, from pricey cold-pressed extra virgin through affordable light olive oil.

Quick Guide to Cooking Oils

There is no one perfect oil to rule them all. The best we can do is learn to find the best oil (or other fat source) to suit our needs, balancing health, taste, price, and performance.

Are Refined Vegetable Oils Toxic?

Do refined vegetable oils deserve their toxic reputation? Learn why oils are refined, and take a balanced look at their pros and cons.

Canola Oil – Healthy or Harmful?

Canola oil was once viewed as very healthy because of its ample unsaturated fat content. Recently, it’s come under heavy attack. Let’s take a balanced look at this popular oil.

Coconut Oil – Healthy or Harmful?

Is coconut oil healthy, harmful, or somewhere in between? Get the science-based scoop, in gorgeous shades of grey!

Fabulous Flax Oil

There is one oil that stands out a head and shoulder above the rest when it comes to serving up healthy fats: flax oil. Learn why and get tips on adding this good stuff into your diet.

Ruminant Trans Fats Ruminations

Should you worry about ruminant trans fats? These fats are found in red meat (beef, lamb) and dairy products, thanks to ruminant gut bacteria.

The Scoop on Trans Fats

Trans fats are the worst type for your health. Learn what they are and how to avoid them.

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