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Saturated –saturated fat–what is that anyway?
- grass fed milk
grass fed butter
fat and lard
Our brain and body cannot survive without these fats. Our brain chemicals are manufactured from them.
“Essential” fatty acids are dietary products that our body does not make for itself. Thus “essential”. They are found in butter and egg yolks.
If you are over 50 years of age you may remember the decades long propaganda campaign against egg yolks and butter.
Is butter healthier than margarine?
Margarine is made from petroleum – oil! As is gasoline, plastic, and petroleum jelly. Whipped up to look yellow–voila we have fake butter! With no essential fatty acids for our brains to be fueled with.
If I search the phrase “eliminate saturated fat completely” I see three articles that begin with the statement that there is no need to eat saturated fat because our body makes all we need. No, it does not “make” saturated fat. That is simply not true and I can’t believe these sites haven’t been called out on their information.
One of them even has “MD” in its url, very misleading!
I personally know someone who has lost 35 pounds in the last four months, eating a high fat diet. However, she only consumes grass fed milk and grass fed butter. She chooses grass fed meat products as well, and buys the highest fat content in ground beef.
This person monitors her health clinically and is in no danger of heart disease from fats.
Would this diet work for everybody? No.
No diet works for everybody.
Yet, some diets work for many. It is all right to try different diet programs if they involve fresh and real foods, not products made in a lab. My opinion only.
Bulletproof Coffee with its grass fed butter, and for some, coconut oil, is a great way to start the day and fuel your brain.
It takes considerable searching to figure out your best diet. It also takes some searching to find a doctor who can help you with the right blood tests if you have food sensitivities or allergies that stop you from losing or gaining weight.
If you consume dairy, try to get the best pasture fed butter and grass fed milk. I was in Jons supermarket the other day and counted half a dozen brands of delicious butter on the shelf.
Here’s a short video about grass fed butter.