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High fat foods such as cheese, butter and whole milk are good for us according to the latest research.

High-fat foods such as cheese, butter, and whole milk are good for us according to the latest research. In the 1980’s we were all told to eat low-fat foods due to cholesterol and health concerns.  This resulted in the food industry loading up the foods with sugar and fillers to make them taste good, while many American’s became less healthy and some developed diabetes. If you love butter, cheese, and whole milk instead of the lower fat equivalents, there is great news.  These foods are not only good for us but should be part of a healthy diet. Years ago, Read More »

Low fat dairy products and your health; here is a much healthier natural alternative.

Low-fat dairy products and your health; here is a much healthier natural alternative. If you believe low-fat products are better for you, think again. In the 1980s, the food pyramid told us to eat low fat since it was better for us.    Manufacturers developed products that exchanged fat for sugar to build up the missing flavor and texture.  The result is an increase in diseases such as diabetes. Current research now shows us that dairy fat is indeed good for us.   We now know that eating foods higher in cholesterol is not why your cholesterol levels are high.  Drinking Read More »

The New York Post; How butter became a villain

The New York Post; How butter became a villain Years ago, lard was a popular fat to cook with, and years later, butter overtook it in popularity due to great marketing by dairy farmers..   Butter is sweet, creamy and bread, toast and even your morning omelet are enhanced by its flavor. A few years back, all of a sudden, fat became a bad word in our diets.  The food industry heard this and came out with fat free this and fat free that, only to use make a number of us way too conscious about fat which is needed in Read More »

I’ll have butter with that please; why it’s now ok to enjoy saturated fats, healthier even.

I’ll have butter with that please; why it’s now ok to enjoy saturated fats, healthier even. For many years, low fat this and that was the advice we got from diet guru’s and even from the government.   The result was a rush of companies who had products that were full of sugar, which replaced the fats in our diets. The current research, according to the NY Times suggests that butter as well as other saturated fats are good for us, and should be part of a healthy diet.   The information we now have also suggests that reducing simple carbohydrates in Read More »

NPR takes on dairy fat; it is better for us than previously thought and more…

NPR takes on dairy fat; it is better for us than previously thought and more… Many people drink milk or have other dairy products regularly. While there are those who insist dairy fats such as butter and even whole milk are bad for us, there is new research that suggests that dairy fat is much better for us than previously thought. For years, many of us have stayed away from things such as whole milk, crème and even full fat yoghurt, believing that the fat in the foods would cause problems with our weight, heart disease and cholesterol. The research Read More »