Healthy Fats

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    6 Fun Facts About Peanut Butter

    Happy Wednesday Everyone! Today, January 25th is National Peanut Butter Day! Whether this spread is added to a smoothie with almond milk and banana, spread between slices of toasted bread with fruit jam, or slathered on a crisp celery stalk, peanut butter is an extremely popular food. To celebrate, I am sharing some healthy, fun and surprising facts about this lunchtime favorite… 1. Nine out of ten Americans eat peanut butter; the average American consumes 3 pounds of peanut butter a year. That’s 800 million pounds of peanut butter! On any given day, 75% percent of homes in the United States will have a peanut butter jar in the pantry…

  • Healthy Eating,  Healthy Fats,  Healthy Lifestyle,  Wellness Wednesday

    Wellness Wednesday: 5 Facts About Fats

    When it comes to fats, people typically categorize them in the following way: proteins are good, carbs are bad, and fats make people fat. The truth is that fats get a bad rap, mostly due to related health effects caused by an abundance of unhealthy saturated fats and trans fats. In reality, we need fats to survive. So, here are five facts about fats in a healthy diet: 1. Fats = Energy There are two ways in which the human body can acquire fat to use as energy. The body can create its own fats to be stored for future use, or the fats can be consumed. In the earlier…