For every 1% increase in energy from saturated fatty acids, cholesterol levels rise by 1.3 to 1.7 mg/dl
http://www.csuchico.edu/grassfedbeef/research/Review Grassfed Beef 2010.pdf
Of course, not all saturated fat is equal, so this is an average over several studies. A few more tidbits from this article:
- Lauric Acid (C12:0) preferentially increases HDL so affects cholesterol in a positive way
- Stearic Acid (C18:0) has no impact on serum cholesterol concentrations
150 lb Body Builders eat 3 lbs of meat equivalent per day; wow!
It has been speculated that the minimum protein intake required to promote muscle gain is about 1g/per pound body weight. Bodybuilders often consume 2g/per pound body weight per day. This means that a 150lb bodybuilder may consume 300g protein (equivalent to three pounds of meat or 50 eggs) per day. That’s a lot of protein to shove in…
There is more goat meat eaten in the world than any other meat animal. 65 - 70% of all red meat eaten in the world is goat meat.
There is more goat milk consumed in the world than cow milk
The goat is the one of the oldest domesticated animals in the world
Unfortunately, only 12% of the population actually uses floss. I hate being the stereotypical dental hygienist but… GROSS!