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Tag Archive: butter
For decades we’ve been told to eat less cholesterol and saturated fat because they can cause or contribute to heart disease. Recently, however, these recommendations have been thrown out the window by some experts while the so-called real culprit—carbohydrates—are tossed to the lions. So, are cholesterol and saturated fat your friends while whole-grain bagels and organic quinoa are your enemies? Before you decide to make burgers and steaks a regular part of your diet or become distressed because you are a vegetarian or vegan, let’s take a closer look at what is being reported.
THE BIG FAT SURPRISE
Why Butter, Meat & Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet. A Conversation with Nina Teicholz
A Conversation with investigative journalist, Nina Teicholz, author of THE BIG FAT SURPRISE: Why Butter, Meat & Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet I love this book for many reasons, the most important being, that in it, Nina reveals the unthinkable: that everything we thought we knew about dietary fats is wrong. Combining scientific rigor with riveting storytelling, she argues that more, not less fat—including the saturated fats in meat, dairy and eggs—is what leads to better health and weight loss.
I bet you never thought you’d hear someone from Dr. Lipman’s office touting the benefits of coffee, but we are constantly learning and evolving here, and Bulletproof Coffee is our latest experiment! While our cabinets are full of tea, we do have an espresso machine at the wellness center and it gathered dust for a long time. Until one day, when a patient who had reversed his rheumatoid arthritis by following a Paleo diet told us about his new morning beverage. He described a drink that sounded quite odd: coffee + MCT oil + grass-fed butter.