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Coconut oil/saturated fat

Are Coconut Oil, Saturated Fat, and Cholesterol Really Ok?

MANY of you have in some way asked this string of questions: "Why are you Paleo people telling me that saturated fat, including the stuff in coconut oil, is good for me when the whole health world has told me otherwise my whole life? Won't it clog my arteries? And what about the cholesterol in all that meat? I'm not going to have a heart attack?"  And now commences my answer, an outpouring of information you should hold close to … Continue reading

Sweet potato chips

Homemade Sweet Potato “Chips”

One of my favorite ways to get carbs in my diet is homemade sweet potato rounds, or "chips". As I've said before, I need a good amount of carbs in my diet or I feel terrible. I do some sort of exercise 4 to 7 days a week, whether it's walking, climbing, running, sprinting, riding a horse, or doing high intensity interval training. I know it's possible to do that while on a high fat, very low carb diet, but … Continue reading

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