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Posts tagged fatty acids

October 25, 2016

 

your body uses fat to absorb cholesterol from the food you eat, and saturated fats absorb cholesterol super efficiently. But too much cholesterol in the blood can be dangerous.

What’s In Saturated Fats?

We use the phrase "saturated fat" a lot, but what does it really mean?

June 3, 2014

 

How is it exactly that your body stores the energy in, say, a banana for later use?

The Ins And Outs Of Fat Storage

Most people know that it's a good idea to stay away from fatty foods, but do you know how the body stores fat?

July 26, 2013

 

Yum, ice cream sounds like a tasty treat, right?

Ice Cream Is Not So Simple!

Milk, sugar, cream, maybe some strawberries. What could be simpler?

August 31, 2004

 

Polluted Salmon

Learn about the dangers and benefits to eating salmon, on this Moment of Science.

January 12, 2004

 

The Royal Jelly

According to legend, King Arthur gained the crown by pulling a sword from a rock. Queen honeybees have an equally enchanting way of ascending to the throne.

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