Smart Swap: Oils & Fats

//Smart Swap: Oils & Fats

When America went to a low fat or no-fat diet years ago, heart disease sky-rocketed. This is partially because a lot of the foods people switched to that were advertised as low-fat or low-cholesterol contained partially hydrogenated replacements.  So we basically swapped out the good fat for the bad!

When asked what kind of fats or oils we use, we recommend only three types: extra virgin olive oil, organic or preferably raw butter, and organic coconut oil. Many people understand the first two but cringe at the thought of eating coconut oil.  Some have even heard bad media reports about coconut oil being too high in fat.

We believe coconut oil has some excellent benefits that make it a far better choice than perhaps more traditional options.  So we encourage you to…

Swap This…

Canola & Vegetable Oils

  …For This.

Coconut Oil 1


If you’d like to know more about the incredible benefits of coconut oil, click here:; research by research of Ray Peat, Ph.D. and Mary G. Enig, Ph.D.



  • I have been using coconut oil for several months. It’s very popular in Hawaii. It’s a wonderful change from olive oil every once in a while.

    Dianna 04.01.2014
    • It is amazing! We put it in so many things – smoothies, homemade protein bars, and we even spread it on Ezekiel Bread like butter – with a little added sea salt. Do you have any favorite uses for it Dianna?

      Jenni Oates 08.01.2014

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