The Big Fat Lie!

One of my biggest challenges as a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner is dispelling the “fat makes you fat” and “fat causes heart disease” myth to my clients. There’s also significant evidence to indicate that in most people, dietary fat does not negatively affect serum cholesterol. If cholesterol does go up as a result of the consumption [...]

By |October 17th, 2014|Cholesterol, Fats, Health, Oils|2 Comments

Canola Oil Clarity

Some of you may already be enlightened as to the facts about Canola oil, but after my various complaints to Whole Foods regarding their liberal use of this highly refined, partially hydrogenated, poor excuse for a fat in their food bar have gone by the wayside, I feel I need to put the information here [...]

By |August 25th, 2014|Fats, Health, Oils|1 Comment

The Truth About Saturated Fat

I'm wondering if it's at all possible to un-do the damage done from Dr. Ancel Keys' infamous Seven Countries Study. Dr. Keys cherry picked his data to support a pre-existing notion he had about a connection between saturated fat, cholesterol and heart disease. He went on to make the cover of Time magazine for his [...]

By |July 23rd, 2014|Cholesterol, Fats|Comments Off on The Truth About Saturated Fat