What a glorious day it is when you are sent out in search of something fatty to eat! Granted, we’re talking about the healthy stuff, all those mono-saturated and omega-3 rich sources, the middle chain triglycerides — the fatty fats that actually do the body good.
A quick lesson before we get into it: All fats are not created equal. Unfortunately, most of the fats in the modern diet live in the lower, unhealthy spectrum of totem pole. Saturated fats and trans fats are the problem children, causing heart clogging, disease, and those dreaded cholesterol spikes. These naughty fats are found in things like dairy, beef, and bacon, as well as in packaged treats and fast food.
On the other hand, there should be a spoonful of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, which actually are instrumental in controlling weight, lowering cholesterol, and even keeping us in a good mood. These good fats are found in a plethora of delicious treats – things we all enjoy but may have been foolishly avoiding because the age-old horse-phooey about a low-fat diet being healthy.
Here are five-plus super sleek choices for eating fatty the vegan way (that is to say knowledgeably and healthfully):
Seeds are absolutely delicious accoutrements to all sorts of stuff – salads, sweets, and breads – or just nice by the handful. Saviseeds are actually the highest source of omega-3′s on the planet…
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