Fat is one of the healthiest things you can eat.
[good fats, that is]
Eating healthy fats, yes, including saturated fats such as coconut oil and butter (from organic grass-fed sources), and pastured meats is now known by well-informed doctors, health educators, researchers, and scientists to be an essential part of a healthy diet and lifestyle.
The belief that fat is bad for our health is false and based on fraudulent science (click here to read about The Big Fat Fiasco by Tom Naughton).
Don’t believe everything you read or hear about fat … or cholesterol. Without good fat, you’ll end up sick, fat and … very unhealthy. In recent years fat in general, and saturated animal fat in particular has gotten an undeserved association with causing health problems.
To whet your appetite on this subject, how about this …
Butter is good for you. This definitely flies in the face of conventional wisdom, but the truth is that butter is a great fat and a great food BUT, it must be ‘good butter’ – from pastured cows, not from feedlot, hormone/antibiotic dosed, grain-fed cows. (click here to read The Fat Hypothesis)