Diet Science Weekly Feed – Four Fats That Burn Body Fat

Posted on May 05, 2024

Dee’s motto is you have to eat fat to lose fat, but it has to be the right kind of fat. Dee identifies four remarkable dietary fats that actually help you lose fat. Listen in to this short 9 minute podcast and find out how you can lose those extra pounds.

Four fats:

Omega 3 Essential Fatty Acid – Fish and fish oil, seeds, nuts, some green leafy vegetables. Help the body respond to leptin better. Suppresses appetite. Helps burn energy now verses storing as fat.

Conjugated Linoleic Acid CLA – Specifically targets belly fat, only natural occurring trans fat. Helps maintain weight and prevents fat from being stored. In meat and milk of grass fed cows.

Gamma Linoleic Acid GLA, –  Omega 6. Helps activate and mobilize brown fat. Comes from borage seed oil, black currant seed oil, evening primrose oil. Works on overall body fat.

Coconut Oil – Medium chain triglyceride will not store as fat. Helps in weight loss.

Diet Science Diet Science is a fun 7 to 8 minute weekly program with insights and straight scoops on today's health and diet issues from Dee McCaffrey, CDC. Dee is an Organic Chemist who lost 100 pounds, nearly half her body weight, and has kept it off for 20 years by staying away from processed foods. She's the author of The Science of Skinny, released by Perseus June 2012, and The Science of Skinny Cookbook, which was released December 2014.

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