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August 1, 2017

Fats Only Make Your Brain Fat

by Wendy Myers

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One of the biggest concerns many have about the Paleo diet is that it contains a lot of fats – specifically saturated fats and cholesterol in meat. A common misconception is that saturated and other fats are unhealthy or cause weight gain. Let’s banish this lie from your head right now!

Lenin said, “A lie told often enough becomes the truth.”

Low-fat diets have been touted by our government and the American Medical Association for decades. No doubt about it – a low-fat diet is deadly. Many have been dutifully eating a low-fat diet for decades and taking cholesterol-lowering medication, yet still end up dropping dead of heart attacks, strokes and cancer. Half of men, ages to 65 to 74, and 39% of women, ages 75 and older are on statins. (1) Our health as a nation is in the gutter because we’re not eating enough healthy fats. Read More…

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