During a recent appearance on AM Northwest (ABC affiliate KATU), Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, mentioned results of a Malaysian study looking at patterns of eating. “In terms of predicting heart disease, it didn’t matter how many fats you ate. What mattered was how many carbohydrates you ate,” he said.
Appearing on ABC affiliate KATU in Portland, OR, nutrition expert Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., CNS said most people are confused by what it means to eat properly. The author of “The Most Effective Ways to Live Longer” explained there is massive research demonstrating that preventing heart disease and lowering cholesterol are not the same thing.
ABC Circle of Health reporter and food coach Lori Corbin interviewed Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, author of the newly updated “The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth,” and she was surprised to learn that when is comes to foods to help you stay healthy, certified sustainable Malaysian palm oil is towards the top of the list.
We need to eat less corn, safflower and soybean oils. That’s not even to mention the highly processed canola oil (which I won’t even have in my kitchen). We need to replace these with healthier alternatives such as Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil, coconut oil, avocado oil and yes, even butter.