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Healthy Fats

6 High-Fat Foods You Should Be Eating

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living

Whether we're trying to lose weight or just avoid gaining it, many of us think steering clear of dietary fat is the first step. Rather than cut out al...

So WTF Is In Ghee, Anyway?

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.07.2014 | Taste

Why has this butter become a fad?

Lurking Truth in Recent Studies

David H. Newman, M.D. | Posted 06.09.2014 | Science
David H. Newman, M.D.

Last month a study of siblings found that breastfeeding conferred no health advantages, while a second study declared older paternal age to be associated with psychiatric problems in children. A third study found no link between saturated fats and heart disease. It was a month of unexpected, and sometimes unsettling, science.

Now Saturated Fat Is Good for You?

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 05.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

Here's the bottom line: You don't have to limit healthy fat in your diet. What you have to limit are trans fats and sugars. Period. End of story.

10 Smart Food Swaps For A Healthy Heart

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

As a nutritionist counseling clients on heart health, rather than advise clients just on what foods to avoid, I like to empower them by offering healthy food choices and substitutions to make.

Why Fat Is Important In Your Diet, From Ellie Krieger (VIDEO)

Posted 01.25.2014 | MarloThomas

Ellie Krieger, nutritionist and author of Weeknight Wonders had some fascinating information to share with us when it comes to the importance of eatin...

Consumer Confusion Reigns: Fat's Role In Healthy Eating Habits

Annette Maggi | Posted 10.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Annette Maggi

Today, science has shown that it isn't the amount of fat you eat that matters, but the type of fat. Overconsumption of saturated and trans fats may lead to heart disease, but if used to replace these unhealthy fats, mono- and polyunsaturated fats can lower the risk of heart disease.

Stop Eating So Many Carbs -- They Make You Fat

Riva Greenberg | Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

I'm not advocating a ban on carbs as a quick weight loss scheme. I don't believe in quick weight loss schemes or diets. But I am convinced as a nation we eat too many carbs, especially refined carbs.

The Many Health Benefits Of Avocado

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

You probably know that avocados are an excellent source of healthful fats, but this whole food may also have other unique health benefits.

Full-Fat Products Can Be A Part Of A Healthy Diet (VIDEO)

Posted 09.16.2012 | Healthy Living

When trying to shed pounds, it seems logical to remove as much fat from your diet as possible, but experts show that consuming moderate amounts of goo...

Good Fats vs. Bad Fats -- The Facts

Reboot with Joe | Posted 09.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Reboot with Joe

Dietary fat is a hot topic full of conflicting information and controversy. Here is a brief breakdown of the most important facts you need to know.

How Low-Fat Salad Dressing Works Against You

Posted 06.20.2012 | Healthy Living

What could be healthier than a salad? The raw vegetables and fruits that comprise the foundation of any healthful bowl are chock-full of vitamins, nut...

5 Tips for Choosing Healthy Fats

Amie Valpone | Posted 08.18.2012 | Home
Amie Valpone

With a variety of fresh fruits, herbs and spices -- your taste buds are in for a party without the saturated fat and believe me -- they won't know the difference.

Coconut Oil: A Tropical Disease-Fighting Super-Oil?

Carrie Wiatt, M.S. | Posted 06.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Carrie Wiatt, M.S.

Although I love all things coconut, from coconut water to coconut scents, I don't give special treatment to the newest craze: coconut oil. It most likely isn't the cure-all that many experts now claim.

Time For An Oil Change: How To Eat The Right Types Of Fat

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

It's time to change the way you think about fat. For 30 years well-meaning diet gurus have preached that eating fat makes you fat. I'm here to tell you that fat, in and of itself, is not what is making you fat. Instead, it's eating too much of the wrong kinds of fat.

5 Steps To Making Healthier Food Decisions

Ilana Donna Arazie | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ilana Donna Arazie

Eating well may be the ultimate act of self-love. Five tips to choosing healthier foods.

Has the Ban on Trans Fats Made Foods Healthier?

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

It may seem obvious that banning trans fats would make foods healthier, but initially, I did not think it would be so.