Fats are actually an important part of our diet.  However, they are somewhat confused with other “bad fats” too. Aside from the amount we consume, what really matters is the type of fat we eat.

Which to Eat & Which to Ditch

Which to Eat & Which to Ditch

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Top five fats for a healthy body and mind

Top five fats for a healthy body and mind “Fat has become somewhat of a blacklisted word in the eyes of the grocery shopper. A leery eye is poised to locate and eliminate any product from consideration that has what they deem to be excess fat…”

Extra virgin coconut oil

“Coconut oil contains lauric acid, an important fatty acid that is also found abundantly in mothers’ milk, which also has a potent antiviral effect on the body. It is also excellent for the thyroid and does not raise cholesterol when consumed in a diet rich in essential fatty acids.

An also very important note is that anyone suffering from candidiasis can benefit greatly from the caprylic acid in coconut oil because of its potent antifungal properties.”

Fish oil

“Many of the benefits of fish oil are due to the presence of omega-3 essential fatty acids like DHA and EPA. Other useful essential fatty acids in fish oil include alpha-linolenic acid and gamma-linolenic acid.

According to the American Heart Association, clinical trials have shown that omega-3’s are effective in reducing the incidence of cardiovascular disease. This is one reason why fish oil has been attributed to a reduced risk of heart disease.”

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BAD FAT vs GOOD FAT

“EAT HEALTHY with a new diet…”

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Most people avoid the intake of food with fats because it has been associated with different diseases.  But making a smart choice in one’s diet by choosing to include the “good fat” can provide more health benefits for us.