So You're Eating Avocado & Coconut Oil, the 'Good Fats'
But...'No Meat or Dairy Fat?
Are All Fats Created Equal?
Is Fat Really Causing High Cholesterol & Heart Disease?
Which Fats Should We Fear?
Read 7 Reasons not to Fear All Fat!
Did You Know...
- Saturated fats (SFA's) do not cause heart disease
- Processed & Heated Polyunsaturated fats (PUFA's) e.g. sunflower, safflower, corn, etc. have been associated with heart disease
- High intake of refined carbohydrates, e.g. white flours & sugars, have been associated with heart disease, diabetes, weight gain, etc.
- Grass-pastured beef has a significantly higher level of total omega-3 than grain-fed beef
Grass-pastured beef has a significantly higher level of total CLA than grain-fed beef (conjugated linoleic acid, which exhibits potent antioxidant activity) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2846864/
Not All Fats Are
"Dietary intake of saturated fat is not associated with risk of coronary events or mortality in patients with established coronary artery disease."
Association of Dietary, Circulating, and Supplement Fatty Acids With Coronary Risk: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies evaluating the association of saturated fat with cardiovascular disease
Omega-3 fatty acids and cardiovascular disease: epidemiology and effects on cardiometabolic risk factors.
The Evidence for Saturated Fat and for Sugar Related to Coronary Heart Disease.
Heated vegetable oils and cardiovascular disease risk factors.
Saturated Fats Versus Polyunsaturated Fats Versus Carbohydrates for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Treatment
Weight, Hormonal, Digestive & Mood Issues...
All Have a Connection to the GUT!
(You're probably thinking 'Could it really be that simple??')
Here's yet another article from PubMed: