Friday Q&A: Is Coconut Milk Too High in Saturated Fat? – #364

Answering Community Questions with JJ Virgin

One of our listeners asked about saturated fat in coconut milk. JJ explains the importance of having fats in our diet, and the difference between naturally saturated and artificially saturated fats, and how vital a role fat plays in a healthy diet. She also lists foods that contain good saturated fats. Listen in today for this information-packed podcast!

Episode Play-By-Play

[1:06] Isn’t coconut milk too high in saturated fat?

[1:29] Choose oils that have these types of fats

[2:00] You must select these types of saturated fats

[2:55] Good saturated fats can turn bad if this happens

[3:50] It’s important to get a good balance of these 3 things

[4:55] Our bodies actually need a balance of anti-inflammatory and inflammatory foods.

[5:12] Foods that contain good fats: grass-fed beef, wild fish and seafood, raw nuts and seeds, avocado, avocado oil, grapeseed oil, olive oil, pastured egg yolks, coconut and coconut oil.

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