Coconut oil IS a healthy fat. You need …

by Rob on April 15, 2014

Comment posted on Recipe: Indian Spiced Lentil Burgers by Darlene

Coconut oil IS a healthy fat. You need some fat in your diet but the good kind. Coconut is the best for cooking. It heats to a high temperate without smoking and doesn’t go rancid.

Try not thinking about calories but what does your body need to function. It needs three things: protein (big debate but I follow about 10% which is what some experts say is all or more than you need), carbohydrates (vegetables/fruits, grains, etc – NOT breads, pasta) and fats. You need fat in your diet.

I follow this:

protein 10%
fat 10-20%
carbs – the rest

Darlene also commented

  • thanks – of course it’s good for you. There’s nothing in there that isn’t.
  • glad you enjoyed it!

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