What Fats Help You Live Longer and Healthier?

We hear the term fat or fats and usually think they are not healthy. Butter took a bad rap when margarine appeared in the United States back in the mid-60s. The FDA took the product to court and lost because … Continue reading

Fat is Bad for You, Right or Wrong?

Dr. Peter Attia is an award-winning physician specializing in longevity. He lived on a ketogenic diet for ten years (using fat for fuel). He ate foods rich in fats (80 percent of his calories) and continually monitored his metabolic markers … Continue reading

Avoiding Fats for Better Health?

True or False – Fats are bad for your health. Avoid them at all costs. That’s why you see so many ‘fat-free’, ‘reduced-fat’, ‘very low fat’ products. In fact, a recent check using the search term ‘fat-free’ gave me an … Continue reading

Fats and Longevity Part 2

Fats are either saturated or unsaturated. Most unsaturated fats are believed to be good for us. Unsaturated fats can be monounsaturated or polyunsaturated. Monounsaturated fats are found in almonds, avocados, bacon, cashews, ground beef, olives, pecans, peanuts, and pistachios. Polyunsaturated … Continue reading

Fats and Longevity – Part 1

Our bodies need dietary fat for good health. It is interesting how certain beliefs are introduced into our society without any real testing to verify the claims of those nutrients. One example is coconut and palm oil. In the 1980s, … Continue reading