Why Did Popeye Love the Mediterranean Diet?

In the previous post, I attempted to bring some perspective to the Mediterranean diet. A discussion of this popular diet came up in the midst of profiling monounsaturated fats because of its copious use of olive oil which is 70% monounsaturated fat. (Oleic acid) So...

What to Believe about Fats? First Some Basics

Before going further in a discussion about dietary fat, it would be helpful to explain the 3 different types of fat and implications for our health. Fats are simply chains of carbon atoms strung together in different lengths and are called short, medium or long chain...