Podcast Episode #286: Healthy Fats & Cholesterol with Dr. Cate Shanahan

Balanced Bites Podcast | Diane Sanfilippo & Liz Wolfe

Topics News and updates from Diane & Liz [2:06] Introducing our guest, Dr. Cate and something she’s digging [2:38] Truths and myths about fat and cholesterol [5:06] The saturated fat myth [9:58] Seed and vegetable oils [22:30] Smoke point and cooking with oils [31:46] Ketogenic and high fat diets [43:13] The amount of food we eat versus need [51:12] The …


Podcast Episode #272: All About Fats & Oils

Fats & Oils - Diane Sanfilippo, Liz Wolfe | Balanced Bites

Topics 1. News and updates from Diane & Liz [2:14] 2. Shout out: Cassy Joy’s lemony kale [10:53] 3. Fats and oils and malabsorption [14:30] 4. Signs of fat malabsorption [24:50] 5. Why are vegetable oils bad? [31:39] 6. Being comfortable with making compromises [45:08] 7. Oil to cook with daily [50:02] 8. Type 2 diabetes and coconut oil [52:47] …


Podcast Episode #206: The great FCLO debate

Balanced Bites Podcast | Diane Sanfilippo & Liz Wolfe

Topics: 1.  What’s new for you from Diane & Liz [3:20] 2.  A new thing I’m into lately: not lifting heavy (gasp!) [12:21] 3.  Response to fermented cod liver oil report [20:08] 4. Approach supplements in general [44:04] 5. #treatyoself: Primal Kitchen Mayo [51:24] Additional resources: Chris Kresser’s recent post on the topic. Chris Masterjohn’s recent post on the topic. …


FAQs: What are safe cooking fats & oils?

Balanced Bites | Diane Sanfilippo | The Best Cooking Fats

Updated 6/10/14 What are the best fats or oils to use for cooking? First and foremost let me remind you that there are a few different reasons why you will want to avoid certain fats and oils for cooking, mainly seed oils. 1. Saturated fats are more stable than unsaturated fats. Quite literally, the chemical structure of saturated fats will not …


4 Super-foods the media tells you are unhealthy

If you’re looking for a post about acai, gogi berries, flax, or chia seeds… keep moving, because this isn’t it. These super-foods are all from animals. Yes, animals. If you were to leave me off somewhere on an island with either only plants or animals to eat for my survival, do you want to guess which I would choose? Here’s …


Two upcoming workshops at lululemon athletica in Paramus, NJ

Great news for northern NJ residents! I’ll be teaching two, not-to-be-missed complimentary workshops at lululemon athletica, Garden State Plaza this month! Saturday, January 7: 9-10am Join me for “The Dish on Sugar & Sweeteners” workshop. This workshop follows a complimentary yoga class w/ Ambassador Brenda Blanco that begins at 8:!5am!  Learn about how sugar effects every part of your body, …