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Wellness Beets Episode #9: The Fat & Oil Debate and Organization for Stress Management

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The Fat & Oil Debate

The topic of fats and oils (how much to eat, which ones are healthy) is a hot-button issue so we hit on the most important considerations and actionable items that we commonly get questions about.  We discuss why making a distinction between “heat stable” and “heat unstable” fats is so important.  This underlies why we recommend cooking with fats such as butter, ghee, lard, duck bat, bacon fat, and coconut oil.

Get tips on How to Select The Best Olive Oil in Brittany’s article. 

We briefly delve into the current coconut oil controversy and how we both feel about it.  We also discuss how we use the heat-unstable fats such as macadamia oil, walnut oil, flax oil, etc.  Further, we get into some past and current scientific literature on fats/oils and how we choose to interpret that data.

For more information, check out Brittany’s Guide to Fats and Oils.

 

Organization for Stress Management:

We discuss why organization is crucial for stress management and key tips for making organization a life habit.  Some of our recommendations include making categorized lists, making to-do lists that are action oriented, and how to go about focusing on one thing at a time so that efficiency is maximized.

Brittany recommends David Allen’s book Getting Things Done and Alex loves The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande.  Alex also enjoys using the checklist and to-do app called Tick Tick.

 

 

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