I don’t tend to write or post a lot about nutrition, specifically, but this was an interesting article that came across my desk that I think most people would be interested in. For as long as I can remember people have been talking about how bad “fat” is. Not only on the body but as a nutrient. The research described here sheds some new and interesting light on the all-or-nothing thinking that tends to pervade our thought-stream in Western culture.
Its all or nothing or black and white thinking that I deal with more in my line of work and using that kind of thinking around food notoriously gets people in to trouble by restricting diet in hopes of being “healthier”. The key to a healthy body is regular exercise and consuming a variety of foods that provide all if the nutrients that the body needs to do its work. This, in turn, makes it easier for the mind and body to avoid symptoms like anxiety and depression and that’s where my work really comes in. Being strict about what you think you should eat generally starts to minimize variety of nutrition and that is not healthy.
Have a look and see what you think. Canadian Living article