Episode 23: Good Fats vs Bad Fats [Phobias, Myths, & More!]

Addressing myths and misunderstandings about dietary fat, and what types of fat are healthy or unhealthy.

Topics Addressed:

  • Intro / preview (00:03)
  • Does eating fat make you fat? (1:15)
  • Does saturated fat cause heart disease? (3:01)
  • What about LDL cholesterol? (5:49)
  • The best fats to consume (8:53)
  • Why “vegetable” oils are BAD NEWS (14:47)
  • Summary (20:03)
  • What to do now (22:59)

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Ben Tanner, PA-C

Ben has been practicing as a physician assistant (PA, or PA-C, similar to a doctor) in emergency medicine, urgent care, and family practice since 2014. Since 2016, he has developed an avid interest in various forms of fasting, using it to improve his own health while helping friends, family, and patients do the same.