Tag: Fat

fat, health, metabolism

Could the Smell of Your Food Make You Fat?

There’s something about our sense of smell that makes food particularly delicious to us. How do you feel after you catch a whiff of French fries? If you couldn’t smell them, would you crave them as much? More importantly, how would your body react? This is exactly what a group of researchers from the University …

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The Benefits of Fat

Take a walk through a typical grocery store and you will see the shelves stocked with edibles boasting “low fat”, “fat free”, or “heart healthy-“no fat”! This low-fat diet trend was widely popularized in the late 1980s and early 1990s so much so that government run nutrition programs also became great advocates. Removing fat from …

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