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How to cut 31 grams of saturated fat from your diet

By Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D., September 7, 2012 - 10:39am

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Brierley asks: How do you limit the saturated fat in your diet?


Skim milk


12/29/2012 - 12:24am

using oliv oil insted of ground nut oil


11/24/2012 - 3:21am

Why isn't my comment showing up? I posted a link to a SCIENTIFIC STUDY debunking the myth that saturated fat is bad for you. Censorship serves nobody but those who want to keep people in the dark. And guess what? We're not in the dark ages anymore. This is the age of Information. And you're suppressing it.


10/04/2012 - 1:45am

First of all, LOW FAT DIETS are stupid and cortnary to how the body works when it comes to losing weight. People that are promoting the idea of eating low fat foods, like the food industry are deceiving people and causing lots of disease and sickness in America today.Taking a product like ALLI is not only stupid, but dangerous. I fully expect to hear that people have filed class action lawsuits against the company that makes that junk for causing gallbladder insufficiency and surgeries being performed by doctors that love to remove body parts.FATS have been demonized and these low fat diets are creating all kinds of health problems, like gallbladder removals for one. We, as humans, are designed to eat lots of fats and in fact, should be getting most of our calories each day from fat. Limiting carbohydrate intake to 75 grams and increasing fats will cause you to lose weight. Carbs give you quick, fleeting energy that dissipates quickly and leaves you hungry. The 6 meal per day thing was created by the food industry to counteract the problems with eating so many carbs. Very stupid idea, but it does stabilize your blood sugar. FATS give you long, sustained energy allowing you to go longer periods without getting hungry, slow your digestion of food to allow better digestion, adds a lot of good flavor to food, and is necessary for good hormone production, etc. When you eat a low fat diet, the bile in the gallbladder becomes viscous and stones form, making the gallbladder insufficient. Since you need bile to emulsify fats into a watery substance, having viscous bile is NOT the way to digest fats well. Lipase enzyme made in the pancreas is a water soluble enzyme and cannot break fats down if they are not emulsified by the bile from the gallbladder. Get the book from a real expert, Mary G. Enig, Ph.D. called Eat fat, lose fat. Enig is recognized as the foremost expert on fats and oils in the world. Learn the truth and stop getting indoctrinated by these ignorant people that are taking advantage of this low fat scheme being promoted everywhere.good luck to you


09/25/2012 - 7:13am

Thank you Ms. Brierley you rock!


09/12/2012 - 7:28pm

I was buying low fat yogurt but then i heard , that the reg fat was better for u , because the lower fat version is full of additives . So i am now very confused ?


09/11/2012 - 1:34am

I don't limit my intake of saturated fats anymore. Since I started eating a low carb, moderate protein, high fat diet, my health has improved dramatically. My husband is now off of his statin medication, we no longer suffer from GERD, flatulence, heartburn and our blood pressures have normalized - mine was too low, his was too high. We are no longer hungry all the time, and our meals are enjoyable. We don't feel as if we're missing anything because we can eat delicious satisfying meals of beef and pork, vegetables, full fat dairy, eggs and healthy fats like coconut oil and pastured butter. We are free of the grains, sugar and rancid vegetable oils that are likely causing our modern epidemics of obesity, diabetes and heart disease.


09/11/2012 - 12:41am

I suggest you read a little more about coconut oil, especially before offering "advice". Coconut oil is very healthy for you.


09/10/2012 - 10:42pm

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