#42: Eat Fat Get Thin
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We’re gonna sort out the confusion between good fat, bad fat and evil fat.
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- Difference between fats
- The Good, the bad and the evil fats
I am really excited to start you on this journey and I hope to add a lot of value to your life as a whole.
Nutrition is remarkable in its ability to have people with completely opposite views saying they have science to support completely opposite views.
Frustrating isn’t it? What are we suppose to believe?
Welcome to Dynamism Biohack, my name is Dr. Matt Hammett Wellness & Nutrition Expert, Lifestyle Trainer and Movement Enthusiast. In each week I’m going share with you how to make the right nutritious choices despite conflicting expert opinions where I help you to discover how to unlock your inner aborigine or your inner greatness. Thank you for spending this time with me today, so let’s get into the training.
The Impact of Low-Fat Diets
It is widely known that low-fat diets can have detrimental effects on our health. For instance, my mother tragically lost her life due to the consequences of following a low-fat diet. Surprising research findings have shown that increasing saturated fat intake in our diet does not actually lead to an increase in saturated fats in our blood. This challenges the commonly believed notion that saturated fats are the main cause of heart disease.
The Role of Carbohydrates in Blood Fat Levels
Contrary to popular belief, the fats in our blood that are linked to the development of type-II diabetes and heart disease do not come from the fats we consume. Instead, they are produced by the liver in response to the carbohydrates we consume. Carbohydrates are the true culprits behind the spike in blood levels of saturated fats. It’s important to note that this information is often overlooked due to biased studies conducted by special interest groups.
The Need for a Balanced Approach
Evidence from recent studies does not support the prevailing consensus that saturated fats are the root cause of disease. The misinformation surrounding this issue can be attributed to media manipulation and corruption by special interest groups. In reality, the negative health effects of saturated fats are only observed when they are consumed alongside a high intake of processed carbohydrates and a low intake of fiber and omega-3 fatty acids.
Understanding Good Fats vs Bad Fats
To distinguish between good and bad fats, it is crucial to address the issue of trans fats, which are universally recognized as harmful and should be avoided. Good fats include extra virgin olive oil and coconut oil, both of which have numerous health benefits. Fats from whole foods like avocados, nuts, and seeds are also beneficial. On the other hand, bad fats are found in vegetable oils such as corn oil, soybean oil, canola oil, safflower oil, and sunflower oil. These oils contribute to an imbalance of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids, leading to inflammation and various health problems.
The Importance of Eliminating Evil Fats
The consumption of trans fats, commonly found in partially hydrogenated oils, should be strictly avoided due to their toxic nature. These oils can be found in a wide range of products, so it is essential to check labels and eliminate any products containing partially hydrogenated oils. Additionally, it is advised to minimize intake of vegetable and seed oils, which have become a major part of the modern diet but were virtually nonexistent prior to the industrial revolution. These oils, with their imbalanced omega-6 to omega-3 ratios, contribute to inflammation and other health issues. In contrast, increasing intake of healthy fats, such as extra virgin olive oil and coconut oil, can greatly improve overall health.
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- Siri-Tarino PW, Sun Q, Hu FB, Krauss RM. Meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies evaluating the association of saturated fat with cardiovascular disease. The American journal of clinical nutrition. 2010;91(3):535-546.
- DiNicolantonio JJ, Lucan SC, O’Keefe JH. The evidence for saturated fat and for sugar related to coronary heart disease. Progress in cardiovascular diseases. 2016;58(5):464-472.
- Chowdhury R, Warnakula S, Kunutsor S, et al. Association of dietary, circulating, and supplement fatty acids with coronary risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Annals of internal medicine. 2014;160(6):398-406.
- Harcombe Z, Baker JS, Cooper SM, Davies B, Sculthorpe N, DiNicolantonio JJ. Evidence from randomised controlled trials did not support the introduction of dietary fat guidelines in 1977 and 1983: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Open heart. 2015;2(1):e000196.
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