“Despite the fact that the low-fat craze has long since passed, fear and misconceptions about dietary fat still remain. Fats are a necessary part of a healthy diet; they give you energy, protect your organs and keep you warm. They're also vital in helping your body absorb vitamins A, D, E and K.The Bad
Saturated Fats: Not only do foods high in saturated fat raise your cholesterol level, but these foods are often high in cholesterol themselves, delivering a harsh one-two punch to your LDL, or "bad" cholesterol. Red meat, full-fat dairy and tropical oils like coconut and palm tend to be the biggest culprits. Because high cholesterol is associated with heart disease and stroke, the American Heart Association recommends that no more than 7% of your daily fat intake include saturated fat.
Trans Fats: Trans fats are great for food producers and fast-food purveyors -- they're easy to come by, cheap to make, and they have a long shelf life. For consumers, though, it's another story. Trans fats go a step further than saturated fats, as they actually lower your HDL, or "good" cholesterol level in addition to raising your LDL. Fried foods and commercially baked goods often contain trans fats like margarine and shortening. Any product labeled "hydrogenated" or "partially hydrogenated" contains trans fats, so be on the label lookout. The AHA recommends that no more than 1% of your daily fat intake come from trans fats, which can contribute to heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes.”
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A 19” TV left over from my yard sale was still in my grooming room. We try out TVs in there as it is the easiest access to a cable connection. All the outlets were placed above cabinet height, as we knew there would be built-ins or cages covering the normal height for outlets. We had tried it out as we were cleaning up the yard sale stuff, but couldn’t get a picture on it.
We thought we would try it again, as it was getting in my way, and I wanted to put it in the workshop, as my washer and dryer are in there too. Often I am in the middle of watching, or just listening to something when I need to be in there. We tried it out again this morning, It still came on but no picture.
We mounted an RV swiveling TV stand on the workshop wall, and tied into the cable that runs to the RV (full hook-up) site outside. To be able to change the channels easily, we ran it through an old Magnavox VCR (which chews up tapes) that has a remote. Talk about re-cycling!!
Again lovely weather, cats on the screen porch, and no heat or AC needed today.