Fat Facts: The Good the Bad and the Ugly

Recently, there seems to be more and more debate about ‘Good’ Fat and ‘Bad’ Fat. If you’re not familiar with the debate, you may have heard about diets such as ‘Paleo’ that focus on eating a diet made up of foods that our cavemen ancestors may have eaten while hunting and foraging about the land. Most people do not realize, that the food that we eat is the single largest contributor to preventable disease….Not until the human race became mass consumers of grains and carbohydrates did we start to experience things like rampant heart disease, obesity, diabetes and other food driven illnesses. So, we thought we’d give you a quick look into some fats that are readily available and consumed by most industrialized nations and provide a quick overview of why some fats may be considered ‘good’ or ‘bad’ fat.

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