The idea that fat makes us fat is completely unscientific and quite honestly, a myth.
Our brains are 60% fat!
We need fat for healthy brain and body function.
EVERY cell requires high-quality fat!
Fat is vital to create healthy cell membranes... unfortunately we've been duped to think that high-processed vegetable oils are healthier alternatives.
This couldn't be further from the truth.
My goal here is to convince you that:
Not only how to source but how to cook a fat is also important.
Fats have a "smoke point".
The smoking point is the temperature at which the fat or oil begins to smoke.
Smoking is evidence of the fat's breakdown due to heat and can create a very off-putting smell and flavor.
This means that at a certain temperature the fat oxidizes and goes bad. We don't want oxidized fat for fuel. We want fats that...
My quest to help people become more informed about the very food they put into their bodies has led me to realize that not all processed foods are bad!
There are some simple principles that we can use to understand what food is good for us and what isn't.
With all of the mixed and manipulative marketing messaging out there, it's no wonder so many people have no idea how to eat healthy!
The more you understand what is and what it not processed, the easier it will be to make more informed decisions of what you put into your sacred and beautiful body.
But first, let's define what the characteristics are of food that actually is nourishing:
So what is food that does not nourish our body? Well, it's:
What I hope this blog post does is...
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