Articles tagged with "healthy fats"


  • Soy Oil. King of Fats in Processed Foods

    Three reasons why soy oil and, in particular, GMO soybean oil, the predominant fat in the Western diet contribute to a slow and steady decline in health. Perhaps the best health-related silver lining of the pandemic lockdown is that many of us are eating more home-cooked, prepared from scratch meals than ever before. Are fresher …
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  • Is Trans Fat in Meat and Dairy Dangerous?

    Perhaps you have noticed that natural meat-based snacks targeted to those who avoid refined carbs and sugar have a little secret hiding on the nutritional label…trans fat! One of my kids brought it to my attention the other day as he was munching on a grass-fed meat stick that I frequently buy for snacks. Sometimes, …
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  • Whole Milk Drinking Kids. 40% Less Overweight (28 Studies)

    Many parents choose to buy lowfat or skim milk for their families believing that it will help their children (and themselves) avoid becoming overweight or obese. This is in keeping with health guidelines for numerous countries such as the United States as well as international authorities that recommend young children avoid whole milk after age …
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  • Pili Nuts. Most Keto Friendly Edible?

    The pili nut is a superfood native to Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. These tear-shaped edibles definitely qualify as one of the world’s healthiest nuts, although, as yet, few Westerners have ever tried, let alone heard of them! In traditional Filipino cuisine, pili nuts (pronounced “peeley”) are most often used in cooking and baking …
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  • What Nuts are Healthiest? Nuts Ranked Best to Worst

    If you’ve ever wondered which nuts are healthiest, this article examines the most popular nuts on the market, ranking them nutritionally from best to worst. Nuts are one of the few foods that nearly all food philosophies agree upon whether modern or ancestrally-based. When consumed raw or (ideally) soaked in brine water and dehydrated at …
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  • Olio Nuovo Olive Oil. What it is and Why to Try

    The release of Olio Nuovo is a highly anticipated event each year in Italy. This special “new” olive oil is prized for its intensely robust flavor with the perfect balance of fruitiness. Tips on how to source authentically and sustainably to avoid less beneficial EVOO blends. If you love extra virgin olive oil, I highly …
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  • Sesame Oil. Omega-6 Fat Worth Eating?

    When it comes to the best fats to include in the diet, those that are high in polyunsaturated lipids are best avoided. This is because excessive consumption can contribute to inflammation and other woes. They are also very delicate and prone to rancidity. Sesame oil is a notable exception to this important rule of traditional …
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  • Is Grapeseed Oil Healthy as Advertised?

    Grapeseed oil is a popular cooking oil today that is manufactured via extraction from the seeds/pits of grapes. It is touted as a heart healthy fat and is attractively presented in dark bottles in gourmet shops and healthfood stores to lure choosy consumers.
    Check out the alluring packaging in the photo above.
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