Episode 29: How To Eat More Fat and Feel Amazing

Dietary fat has been one of the most maligned, feared, and misunderstood nutrients in the nutrition world. Many of us spent years, or even decades, believing fat was incredibly harmful to our health, and that fat in foods should be reduced or eliminated. Research shows that this long-held view is incorrect – and that there wasn’t even much evidence to support low-fat diets in the first place.

Today is the day we’re busting some myths about fat, an essential macronutrient that has been ridiculed and exiled for the last 70 years. It’s making a killer comeback and in the process restoring our libidos, nervous systems and hormone balance

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In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • What fat actually is when it comes to food
  • A review of calories, how they work, and how they influence health
  • The different types of fat and their function
  • Best sources of fat, where to find them, and when to use them
  • Which fats we can make in our bodies, and which ones we must (and can only) get from the diet
  • What happens to your body when you consume poor quality fats, or not enough good quality fats
  • How fat influences several key systems in the body
  • How to sort through health claims about fats on packages
  • Why dietary fat isn’t to be feared and how to reduce your mental/emotional programming about it
  • How we can start to embrace fat for all its essential health benefits
  • Delicious ways to incorporate the good fats into the diet

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