Cooking oils are often a topic of confusion when it comes to what’s healthy and what’s not. It’s not uncommon to forget how important it is to take a look at what oils we are cooking with as more times than not we are focusing on the foods we consume as opposed to the oils we cook with. However, cooking oils and which oils we choose plays a big role in overall wellness as some can be detrimental to our health and can lead to inflammation. In this post, we are going to look at the four best cooking oils that won’t cause inflammation, and then look at the oils we want to be staying away from.
Coconut oil has been a hot topic of conversation since a Harvard professor came out saying that she thought coconut oil was “pure poison.” But, is this really the case, and why did this professor have such a strong opinion about coconut oil? Let’s talk about why coconut oil has been a topic of controversy, and if it’s something you will want to continue adding to your diet.
Did you know that diet plays a huge role in brain health? The brain is made up of nearly 60% fat, so it is essential that we include plenty of healthy fats in our diet to support optimal brain function. Not only that, but there are specific foods that have been found to help support memory and cognitive function, and some foods that may even be able to help prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Let’s take a look at the top four brain-boosting foods you can add to your diet for optimal brain health.
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