Balanced Bites Podcast | Diane Sanfilippo & Liz Wolfe

Podcast Episode #206: The great FCLO debate

Kym Redmond Fats and Oils, Featured, paleo, Podcast Episodes 1 Comment

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?

Diane Sanfilippo FAQs, Fats and Oils, Most Popular 90 Comments

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 …


Two upcoming workshops at lululemon athletica in Paramus, NJ

Admin 21-Day Sugar Detox, Events and Workshops, Fats and Oils, Featured 10 Comments

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, …


Bacon: Health Food or Devil in Delicious Disguise?

Diane Sanfilippo Bacon, Fats and Oils, Featured, Nutrition Myths 100 Comments

It seems I’ve become a bit well-known in my community as “the bacon girl.” Maybe it’s because I always seem to be eating, posting pictures of, and wearing T-shirts proclaiming my love for bacon. I’m okay with that nickname, but I have wanted to write this post for quite sometime now in order to explain my choice to consume what …


Canola Oil May Be “Paleo Diet” Approved, But I Won’t Eat It

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(11/1/11 Note: The revised version of Loren Cordain’s The Paleo Diet no longer promotes canola oil as healthy, but at the time of this post’s original publication, the version of The Paleo Diet that I purchased was pro-canola oil.) I have been saying I should blog about this topic for months now, so here it goes. I’m keeping it pretty short …

How Does Your Fridge Stack Up?

Admin Bacon, Coconut, Dairy and Dairy Free, Fats and Oils, Gluten and Gluten Free, grass-fed meat, kale, nut, organic 3 Comments

After recently viewing a video posted on You Tube by Erin Huggins, I decided to show you what’s in my fridge after a recent trip to the grocery store. I love getting my week started knowing that I’m well prepared to fuel myself with delicious and wholesome foods. Let’s take stock of what I have in there! I’ll go through …