What Makes a “Good Fat” Good?

What Makes a “Good Fat” Good?

A “good fat” is fat that nourishes the very core of your cells. Comprised of fat, the cellular membrane of your cells is designed to protect health and fight disease. You’re probably already familiar with omega-3s found in fatty fish, monounsaturated fats in avocados,...
Now Hiring: A Publicist for Fat

Now Hiring: A Publicist for Fat

It is customary for celebrities, professional athletes, authors, and corporate figureheads to hire a publicist to oversee their public persona, and on some occasions to help weather a media storm in the wake of controversy or bad press. Fat needs a publicist, too....
Weight Management at 50 Years Young and Beyond

Weight Management at 50 Years Young and Beyond

On the journey from adolescence to middle age, certain life events can negatively impact our waistlines, such as the ‘Freshman 15,’ pregnancy, sluggish metabolism, and sedentary office work. Some of the pounds may be due to circumstances beyond our control, while some...
The Keto and Collagen Connection

The Keto and Collagen Connection

To the millions of Americans enjoying a ketogenic lifestyle to assist with weight loss, support brain function, or help manage an inflammatory or autoimmune condition, the terminology of macronutrients, especially fat, reads like a glossary: There are the recognizable...
Creamy MCT: Creamy Coconut Vanilla Bean Smoothie

Creamy MCT: Creamy Coconut Vanilla Bean Smoothie

This smoothie reminds me of coconut vanilla ice cream, it is creamy and luscious but unlike ice cream, this smoothie is highly nutritive and filling. Coconut fat contains high quantities of saturated fats, specifically medium-chain fatty acids or MCT’s. Not only are...

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