Balanced Bites Podcast | Diane Sanfilippo & Liz Wolfe

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

Diane Sanfilippo Cholesterol, Fats and Oils, Featured, Podcast Episodes 3 Comments

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 …

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

Podcast Episode #272: All About Fats & Oils

Diane Sanfilippo Fats and Oils, Featured, Podcast Episodes 5 Comments

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] …

Balanced Bites Podcast | Diane Sanfilippo & Liz Wolfe

Podcast Episode #206: The great FCLO debate

Diane Sanfilippo Fats and Oils, Featured, paleo, Podcast Episodes 3 Comments

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. …

Balanced Bites | Diane Sanfilippo | The Best Cooking Fats

FAQs: What are safe cooking fats & oils?

Diane Sanfilippo FAQs, Fats and Oils, Most Popular 102 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

Diane Sanfilippo 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 Beef, Pork & Lamb, Fats and Oils, Featured, Food & Recipes, Nutrition Myths 101 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 …

For the Love of Almonds (and Some Omega 3/6 Fats Talk)

Diane Sanfilippo Fats and Oils 48 Comments

Nutty delights. I used to LOVE roasted almonds and wouldn’t touch the raw ones, but when you know better you can do better. Oh, almonds! People have such a love affair with almonds. The trouble is, they’re really not something we should be eating lots of all the time. Really. Especially not if they’re straight from the bag to our …

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Priorities for Eating Paleo on a Budget

Diane Sanfilippo Budget Eating, FAQs, Fats and Oils, Food & Recipes, Paleo and Primal 32 Comments

Eating with a Paleo or Primal approach can seem daunting when you realize that you are no longer going to rely on the cheap, filler ingredients you may have become accustomed to buying on a regular basis. No more rice and beans. No more bread, pasta or cereal. These are all cheap foods. And rightfully so; they provide poor nutritional …

Fats: Which to Eat & Which to Ditch

Diane Sanfilippo FAQs, Fats and Oils 62 Comments

Click here to download the PDF guide! (Also see this post: “FAQs: What Are Safe Cooking Fats & Oils?“) I get a TON of questions regarding fats and oils. And rightfully so. There is a TON of confusing, conflicting and darn right misleading information out there about which are the healthy ones for us to consume. I tend to come …