There is a lot of misinformation going around about fat. It is deemed by the American media as the culprit of the overweight issues in our society. However, the less fat we eat, the more weight we gain. How is this possible?
Number one, fat does not actually make you fat. If you take a look at the body chemistry as we eat fat and how it’s processed in the body, it quickly becomes apparent that the human body isn’t even designed to store the fat we eat. Fat triggers a chemical called
There are many other factors that can play a role in weight gain, such as stress and cortisol production, but eating carbohydrates plays more of a role in gaining fat than anything else. When we eat carbohydrate insulin is triggered and insulin turns on programs that cause us to store fat and not release it. This is a natural safeguard to allow us to fatten up before the winter comes.
Wheat and apples in the fall
We would be wise to follow the squirrel and store nuts for the winter.
We need to be clear on what kind of fats to ingest because not any old fats will do. The human form requires healthy raw fats like coconut oil, organic almonds and extra virgin olive oil for example. This is where we are easily mislead with generalization. There is a stigma around saturated fats which turns out to be one of the best forms of fat resulting in ketogenic fuel.
Ketogenic fuel is
Sustainable Energy Recipes
2 cups raw organic walnuts
2 ribs raw organic celery
2 raw organic scallions
1/2 – 1 raw organic red bell pepper
1-2 teaspoons Celtic Salt
Step 1: Place all ingredients in a food processor
Step 2: Process for about 1 minute then open the lid, scrape the sides and blend until desired consistency.
Step 3: If you want to make it very creamy keep blending for another minute. If you want it chunky don’t blend it too long. If you want texture, blend until creamy and mix in chunks of veggies after.
Step 4: You can make patties and dehydrate them for a convenient satisfying snack. You can eat over a salad or dip veggies into it for a quick meal.