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Oh My Ghee-ness!

September 4th, 2015 | Eating, Fat

 

The Paleo Product of the month for September is Ancient Organics Ghee.

And to reiterate the title of this blog…Oh My Ghee-ness! It is delicious! I’ve tried other brands of ghee before and this tastes quite different. The creamy texture and nutty, caramelly (not sure if that’s a word 🙂 flavor is amazing. My favorite way to eat it is to dip sliced apples into it for a tasty snack. I also love to make pureed soups with it…makes the soup super creamy and flavorful!

Ghee is one of those incredibly healthy fats to keep in your pantry for anyone living the Paleo lifestyle. Keep Reading…

Fat Digestion

How do we digest fat?

May 31st, 2015 | Eating, Fat

It’s time to wrap up our digestion series and we get to end it with the best of all the food stuffs, fat!  I think this is a really important macronutrient to cover, because there’s a lot of confusion out there about how we metabolize and use the fat that we eat. So without further ado, let’s talk fat!

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Diet and Depression

Your diet could be causing depression

March 11th, 2015 | Dangerous Food, Eating, Fat, featured, Healthcare

Depression is a serious and severe condition whose prevalence is growing more and more every year. We currently understand depression to be a mental or psychiatric disorder, however recent research suggests that it could actually be an allergic reaction to inflammation. This means that depression may have as much to do with the body as the mind! Keep Reading…

Addiction

5 of the worst foods scientifically proven to get you addicted

February 27th, 2015 | Dangerous Food, Eating, Fat, featured

Addictions to drugs and alcohol have been studied for years and are well characterized.  But did you ever think that you could be just as addicted to some of the foods you eat regularly?   Keep Reading…

Coconut Oil

High fat intake can slow the brain aging process

January 28th, 2015 | Eating, Fat, featured, Healthcare

There is more and more evidence indicating that high fat diets aren’t harmful and that they can actually be extremely beneficial to your health.  A new research study has shown that eating a high-fat diet may actually delay brain aging. Keep Reading…

Time Eat Butter

I can’t believe it’s butter!

June 29th, 2014 | Dangerous Food, Eating, Fat, featured

It seems like the war on fat is starting to lose some steam.  I mean, Time magazine’s most recent issue even has a beautifully carved slab of butter right on the front cover!  It’s great to see the mainstream media finally catching on and admitting the idea that fat = heart disease may not have been accurate, like we once thought. Keep Reading…

Lies, Deception

3 Diet Myths That Are Killing You

February 3rd, 2014 | Dangerous Food, Eating, Fat, featured

There is a lot of misinformation out there in the mainstream diet space, but these are the top 3 diet myths that are damaging people’s health, and must be exposed. Keep Reading…

lower cholesterol

A Paradigm Shift. Part 3: Dietary Fat, Cholesterol and Heart Disease

July 23rd, 2012 | Dangerous Food, Eating, Fat, Thinking

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Top 10 health benefits of coconut oil

Top 10 Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

July 19th, 2012 | Eating, Fat

 

1— Enhance immunity and fight infections

The main medium chain fatty acid (MCFA) in coconut oil is lauric acid. Lauric acid is a substance that has proven anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-parasitic effects. MCFAs also boost metabolism which helps the body repair and heal quicker. Coconut oil has been shown to fight off diseases such as: herpes, measles, hepatitis, listeria (causes food poisoning), staphylococcus, streptococcus, fungal/yeast infections, giardia lamblia, and protozoa to name a few. Keep Reading…

a Paradigm shift part 2 why we get fat what we do about it

A Paradigm Shift. Part 2: Why We Get Fat and What We Do About it

July 18th, 2012 | Eating, Fat, Thinking

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Why we get fat & what we do about it Keep Reading…

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