NUTRITIONAL PILLAR 2: HIGH FIVE TO FAT

Fat has gotten such a bad rap over the years.

This fat free epidemic started in the 1980s with an attempt to make us all a little healthier by reducing the amount of saturated fats in our diets found in dairy, meat and processed foods. The food industry’s solution was to offer a replacement for animal fat in unsaturated vegetable oils. What we now know is that these oils actually increase trans fats. These man-made versions were being marketed as healthy and safe which means we were consuming more of them. 

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