Food is meant to be enjoyed, food is meant to fuel us for energy, to thrive, and for a healthy body. It is a bit odd that we speak of food now in terms of Protein, Carbohydrates, and Fat. When the low-fat craze began in the early 80's many began to simply avoid fats, and today there is a bit of an avoidance of carbohydrates. Then there is the confusion of whom to listen to in reference to your "diet" and "fats" whether it is your physician, the American Heart Association, a Functional Medicine Doctor, Web MD, a Nutritionist, or a Health and Wellness Coach.
I believe if we can get back to a place where we consider eating whole fresh real food versus processed, overheated, overcooked versions that is step one. Now let's break down the skinny on fat and figure out which is the best fats for your health.