The misguided rules of the low fat diet are gone and won’t be missed. The new rules embrace healthy delicious fats. Healthy fats are not only delicious they have amazing health benefits including reducing inflammation, balancing blood sugar and weight loss. Inflammation is linked to a host of chronic disease you want to avoid like arthritis, diabetes, ADHD, depression, eczema and more.
So what are these “healthy” fats? Think nuts and seeds like sesame, coconut, macadamia, chia, flax, pistachios, pecans, walnuts, full fat organic dairy and clean protein (grass-fed beef or bison, poultry).
Now don’t get overwhelmed you can fit these into your current eating plan with little effort with one cardinal rule – DON’T eat fat with sugar! The body is designed to use the fastest source of energy which will be sugar and store excess calories as fat. The exciting benefit is you can eat fat without the sugar and burn off the fat. The more healthy fats you eat, the faster you will lose weight, repair your stress, hunger and sex hormones, and produce soft wrinkle-free skin!
- So here are some ways to start eating healthy fats every day;
- Use organic pastured butter on your vegetables
- Add 2 teaspoons of coconut oil to your smoothies
- Use avocado instead of mayonnaise on your sandwich
- Toss pine nuts into your recipes or grind them for bread crumbs
- Snack on nut butter like pumpkin, sesame, cashew, and almond
- Experiment with hemp or flax oil on salads
Just remember all fats can turn rancid so handle them with TLC, refrigerate and store in a dark container. Also banish all fake fats! They inhibit metabolism, reduce thyroid function, and promote inflammation. These types are fats are hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated, like margarine, shortening, soybean, cottonseed, canola, vegetable oils and cooking sprays.
So leave your fear of fat behind and enjoy a slimmer, healthier you!
Call today to make sure your health is on track with a biofeedback scan. Get instant answers and a plan that is perfect for you. For appointments with Doctor Leesa Haire, ND, RPh, call 850-733-7017. The All Natural Pharmacist is located at 495 Grand Blvd, Suite 206, Miramar Beach, FL.
“Beloved, I wish above all things that you may prosper and be in health, even as your soul prospers.” 3 John 1:2