Today’s Healthy Dose – Best Fats For High Heat

Even healthy fats will turn rancid and create toxins in your system if they’re not used at the proper temperature. These super healthy saturated fats are not only good for you, they’re good at scorching temperatures…

Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, Organic Red Palm Oil, Organic Cultured Butter, Pastured Lard (any kind), and Organic Avocado Oil

Sauté away…

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Today’s Healthy Dose – Sure, You Could Get a Flu Shot…

…to guard against the 4 strains of flu targeted this year. Or you could boost your immune system against all illness, for good with real foods (organic/unprocessed) and regular exercise. And when your body fights off illness on it’s own, your immune system gets even stronger. It’s like a health hat trick! Goooooooal…..

Today’s Healthy Dose – Spaghetti Squash

Nope, it doesn’t taste like spaghetti, but it can help lower your intake of empty carbs and up your intake of veggies. And, you’ll get a healthy dose 🙂 of Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Manganese and Potassium. Just bake it, then sauté the strings in a touch of healthy oil. Add some herbs and a little parmesan cheese and those “other” side dishes may have to get used to sitting on the shelf!

Today’s Healthy Dose – Nutrition Criminals

These bad boys will steal your health right out from under you (in no particular order, they are all just bad) …

  • High Fructose Corn Syrup and Refined Sugars
  • Trans Fats (aka Hydrogenated or Partially Hydrogenated)
  • Vegetable Oils (Soy, Corn, Canola, Cottonseed, Safflower)
  • Artificial Sweeteners
  • Gluten based grains
  • Low or Non-Fat Dairy
  • Anything Heavily Processed
  • Anything Deep Fried in Vegetable Oil
  • Monosodium Glutamate
  • Sodium (not to be confused with natural Sea Salt which is an essential nutrient for good health)