Linda Ohr

Linda Milo Ohr

A pet peeve of mine is hearing people say, "Fats are bad." In a current exercise video, the instructor nonchalantly comments that fats are not good for you. Comments like these can influence the typical consumer and sway them away from the benefits of fats and fatty acids.

Consumers benefit greatly from fatty acids like omega-3 and conjugated linoleic acid, and from healthy oils like canola and soy. Even lipid-based nutritionals like phosphatidylserine offer benefits in cognition. Here is a brief…

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Linda Milo Ohr is a food scientist and writer based in Highlands Ranch, Colo. ([email protected]).
Linda Ohr