monounsaturated fats


Healthy Oils and Their Benefits

Healthy Oils and Their Benefits With so many available oil options, it is often hard to choose the right oil that still benefits your health. From avocado oil to EVOO, we have info on all the healthy oil options and their benefits. AVOCADO OIL Avocado oil is made from the avocado flesh. It is one of the very few oils we can eat that doesn’t come from a seed and has a smoking point of 500 F, (the highest smoking point of all oils). It has become a popular ingredient in many health food products. It’s also an excellent cooking oil, […]


Foods for Good Health and Weight Loss

Foods for Good Health and Weight Loss We all need fat in our diet, not only to maintain a healthy weight, but to also improve overall health. Though, we are not talking about just any kind of fat, but good-for-you monounsatureted fats. These fats are essential for overall health, cholesterol levels, heart health and weight loss. While including these fats into your diet, it is also important that you are staying away from trans fat and saturated fats. To get your started, we have 5 foods for good health and weight loss. Dark chocolate This is definitaly our favorite on […]


Lower Cholesterol Levels with These Superfoods

Lower Cholesterol Levels with These Superfoods High levels of bad cholesterol can put our heart at risk while too much LDL cholesterol in the bloodstream can lead clogged arteries and increase the risk of stroke. Tough, having high cholesterol levels isn’t uncommon, it can be very dangerous. Below we have 7 superfoods that can help lower cholesterol levels and improve heart health. These superfoods are rich in fiber, unsaturated fats, omega-3 fatty acids and essential vitamins and minerals known to reduce bad cholesterol levels, improve good cholesterol levels and overall health. Here are 7 ways to lower cholesterol levels with […]


10 Reasons to Love Coconut

10 Reasons to Love Coconut Coconut oil has long been touted for it’s powerful health benefits and incredible skincare properties. It has also long been used as a healthier alternative to vegetable oils and other unhealthy oils. With natural hair care properties and  improves cholesterol levels, there are so many reasons to love coconut oil.  Below are 10 reasons to love coconut oil. 1. Rich in Healthy  Saturated Fat Coconut oil contains over 90% healthy saturated fat. The fat present in coconut oil contains essential building blocks for cells while the powerful medium-chain triglycerides can help support the immune system, nervous […]


5 Ways Olive Oil Can Improve Your Health

5 Ways Olive Oil Can Improve Your Health Olive oil has always ranked as on of the healthiest fats, and new research is beginning to back that. A recent study has found that extra-virgin olive oil can offer a variety of health benefits and  provide more nutrients that other types of oil. One of the reasons this oil is especially popular, is due to the high amounts of monounsaturated fats, which may help with a number of health ailments. Below are 5 ways olive oil can improve your health. 1. Improved Bone and Digestion Health Olive oil contains high amounts […]