What’s the deal with MCT oil?

It seems everywhere you go these days someone is talking about MCT oil. But why? What is the deal with MCT oil? MCT stands for Medium Chain Triglyceride. This describes the molecular structure of the fatty acid’s tail. MCTs are purified forms of saturated fats, usually from coconut or palm. In a nutshell, the reasonContinue reading “What’s the deal with MCT oil?”

The Superpowered (and delicious) Avocado

Avocado is one of my favorite fruits. In fact, as far as fruits go, it probably is my favorite. I adore the healthy monosaturated fat, the color, the creamy consistency, and the unmistakable flavor that avocado lends to any dish it graces. What else can the humble avocado offer? Here’s why an avocado a dayContinue reading “The Superpowered (and delicious) Avocado”

Reblog: Keep It Simple

This week I am sharing an article I wrote for Thrive Global about what humans should eat. Nutrition doesn’t have to be complicated. It doesn’t have to be confusing. It doesn’t have to involve algorithms, apps, or even counting. Nutrition is about eating real food that promotes health rather than illness. To quote Michael Pollan,Continue reading “Reblog: Keep It Simple”