Beyond Avocadoes...Discover 5 surprising sources of monounsaturated fats.

5 Sources of these “SuperFats” Might Surprise You

Many factors contribute to the twin epidemics of obesity and chronic disease in America (and, increasingly, throughout the world). But two dietary factors play the greatest roles, by far. These are the overconsumption of: Sugar (and other simple carbohydrates) and Unhealthy fats In previous articles, we have discussed the negative effects of a high-carbohydrate diet and chronically-high … [Read more...]

Duck Fat Benefits

Why You Should Cook with Duck Fat

When you hear the term “duck fat”, you might think of gourmet French cuisine or the duck fat fries that are now common in high-end restaurants and bistros. But duck fat doesn’t have to be reserved for special occasions or fancy food with elaborate preparations. Not only does duck fat provide unparalleled flavor to just about any dish – from the original “French fry” to green vegetables and … [Read more...]

healthy fats for diabetes

3 Healthy Fats for Diabetes (and Why You Should Eat MORE!)

Should you be eating MORE healthy fats for diabetes and healthy blood sugar balance? If you've been eating a "Standard American Diet" or following a low-fat regime, then the answer is YES. In fact, a higher fat, lower carbohydrate diet has been proven - time and time again - to produce healthier outcomes for diabetics. But before we look further at fats, lets take a look at... Why a Low … [Read more...]

olive oil

Olive Oil: Just a Drizzle to Fight Diabetes

Do you savor golden-green olive oil, drizzled over vine-ripe tomatoes, roasted veggies and colorful salads? If so, you may be helping to guard against one of the most prevalent degenerative diseases - diabetes. A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition examined the relationship between specific fatty acids in the blood and how the body metabolizes glucose. After … [Read more...]

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