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Fats: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

By ascendbodyOctober 6, 2017

In our 30 day fitness and nutrition challenge we’ve been talking about good fats and bad fats and the subject always seems to be a hot topic. Some of that old information around saturated fats being bad for the body continues to creep in from the 80s low fat scare and still tends to haunt us. Also, there have been more recents studies claiming that well-known “good fats” such as coconut oils may be just as bad as the “bad fats.”

PUFAs, MUFAs, saturated fats, hydrogenated oils – where on earth do we start?

 

Our friends over at Stupid Easy Paleo do a great job of simplifying this sometimes overwhelming topic by helping clear up questions regarding the chemistry and structure of fats, which ones are good for us to you and why.

Head over to her very informative blog and get the facts on your fats!

Also, there’s been a lot of buzz lately about how coconut oil may not be as good for you as everyone’s been saying… Get the truth of it here.
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In health,
Shane

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