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{VIDEO} 3 Fats That Hurt, 3 Fats That Heal

Robyn Openshaw - Mar 19, 2017 - This Post May Contain Affiliate Links

“Fat-free” means “healthy,” right?

Actually…nothing could be further from the truth.  I’m still trying to undo the destructive psychology from the  fat-free obsession in the 80’s.

Remember how fat-free margarine became a “healthier” substitution for butter, and coconut oil got blacklisted?

Yes, there are unhealthy fats, but there are fats that heal you, too!  These healthy fats fight aging and fatigue, help manage your moods, and even control your weight.

Watch my video I just made to show you the difference!

[And here’s that link to the free Video Masterclass I mention at the end. Learn how to use food to heal your gut, stop inflammation, eliminate food addictions, and more–without breaking the bank or being a weirdo about eating, in social situations!]


Posted in: Healthy Weight, Whole Food

17 thoughts on “{VIDEO} 3 Fats That Hurt, 3 Fats That Heal”

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  1. paul says:

    My opinion coconut oil unheated is good, unheated. Even better buy online the short chain # 8 and # 10 short chain fatty acid from coconut oil, exclude # 12, Olive oil must be cold press extra virgin. Good luck finding one as most have added other oils. Disagree with flax seed oil, Goes rancid very quickly when press, those even in dark bottle only slow it down. bottle in refrigerator will turn rancid.

    1. GSG Support says:

      Thank you for your comments, Paul.

  2. Craig says:

    Any thoughts about using ghee from grass-fed cow’s milk?

    1. Helen Katy Support says:

      Ghee, for many, if fine – if you’re avoiding dairy, not so much.

  3. Deborah says:

    How about avocado oil??

    1. Shirley Rubin says:

      You didn’t mention the value of avocado oil in your bad/healthy oil presentation. I would like to know your thoughts re this oil. Thank you

      1. Helen Katy Support says:

        Robyn is fine with using avocado oil since it’s vegetable based and one can cook with it and not compromise the molecular structure by higher heats – EVOO cannot be used in cooking nor can Flaxseed – too delicate and they change molecularly at high heats and less beneficial . . . in fact, they can become toxic. So only use those in your salad dressings and smoothies or cold prep recipes.

    2. Elsa Support says:

      Hi Deborah, Absolutely, especially great when cooking at high-heat temps. Be sure that the avocado oil is organic, extra virgin, unrefined, and cold-pressed.

    3. Helen Katy Support says:

      Yes, avocado oil is good – better to use at high cooking heats. A whole avocado is more nutritious than extracted oil.

  4. Heidi says:

    What concerns me about over-use of coconut oil in the current ‘hot market’ is the following:

    The standard coconut sourced out of Asia is collected by monkeys that are trained and forced to do so. Ironically, we humans are now using them for slavery. They are chained and ab/used to fulfill our Westerners’ grand scale demand.

    I use coconut oil from a supplier in the Americas who knows her/his farm to be ‘monkey’ and otherwise slave free. It’s also organic. Although I know about the oil’s health benefits, I use it daily but sparingly and save its major use for applications for which I really need it for.

    The mentioned ab-use conditions are the negative effects that turn up when the trend pendulum vehemently swings into the other direction on a mass market. Unfortunately, it takes ‘ages’ until we consumers learn about these problems as money speaks in a loud voice.

    You can google this monkey coconut issue and learn more for yourself.

  5. D. Lynn Kramer says:

    Where can I get black salve made with blood root. Can’t find on amazon

  6. Janet says:

    I do all my cooking/frying with cold pressed extra virgin olive oil. Is this ok/healthy? I read where you said not to cook with olive oil.

  7. Anna says:

    A great video!

    I was having 1 to 3 tablespoons a day of either olive oil (high quality/organic) or coconut oil,(high quality/organic) or grass fed butter — before listening to Chris from Chris Beat Cancer on YouTube. (My interest here is in prevention.) It seems Chris does have some extracted oils, but does not feel they are necessary, or even that great.

    I wonder how many tablespoons of extracted oils and /or grass fed butter are really healthy a day?

    Do we need any extracted oils and or grass fed butter on a plant based diet– that is a mix of raw and cooked –vegetables and fruits– plus a small amount of beans and grains. Or is including these fats and oils simply a slight ‘indulgence’?

    Thank you very much!

    1. Helen Katy Support says:

      We at GSG believe in healthy fats, right along with what you’re saying! Coconut oil, olive oil, avocado oil (though eating avocados whole is preferable) and the wonderful oils we can receive from nuts and seeds. 2 – 3 tablespoons a day is a healthy, effective amount.

  8. Ann Jones says:

    Thank you for the valuable info. It’s very helpful. I too believe in the power of healthy foods and natural remedies.

  9. lyn says:

    Sorry you did not include ghee.

  10. Joann Roland says:

    Great information! Is Canola oil bad as well?

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