50% Fat

I shared this link on Twitter this morning, but the video is so good, I want to make sure you see it. My favorite part? “Fifty percent of our calories should come from fat.”


I love that the way to reduce MY body fat is to consume more (high quality) fat. Don’t you?

Thanks to Food Renegade for sharing this video on her blog. And if you haven’t subscribed or bookmarked Food Renegade, please stop and ask yourself ‘why?’ right now. Then do it! She updates 1-2 times per week, and it’s always worth a read.

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  • Josh says:

    This is really interesting. I do wonder at the beginning stat that depression will be the leading cause of death in 2020… Other than that, right on!!

  • Lydia says:

    Girl at 0:14 has fantastic eye makeup.

    Children at 3:05 make me so incredibly sad.

    I'm at 18:30 of Whole30 and feeling fabulous*.

    You are an inspiration.

    *edit: my word verification for this comment was "wines"–the only thing I miss on Whole30.

  • Bill says:

    Shout it from the rooftops! "Reverse the pyramid!!!"

  • Melissa 'Melicious' Joulwan says:

    Josh –> It's a scary idea, isn't it?!

    Lydia –> Congratulations on passing the halfway mark of your Whole30 — how awesome is that! Isn't it just like the universe to remind you of wine?!

    Bill –> That would make an awesome t-shirt: REVERSE THE PYRAMID!

  • Danni says:

    I'm all for eating more fat but this doesn't seem super sciency. Especially the part about "50% that's. . .what. . . half of the people here? probably more?" 🙂

  • Kate says:

    Interesting video, I like where they are headed.