At one time, the word fat invoked a feeling of negativity, a bad word, a macronutrient we should be afraid of. While science is of great importance, it should be viewed with skepticism. The low/no fat era taught us this.
As a nutrition educator for 20+ years, I have watched the research on macronutrients. In the 1960s, the low fat era became increasingly popular. In 2008, the research stated saturated fat did not contribute to disease and, in fact, it was sugar that was the contributing factor. I watched and participated in a group that decided low/no sugar and a higher fat diet was the best solution. As many suffered from some health-related issues eliminating most carbohydrate from the diet with fat and protein as the primary macronutrients, many of us are now advising a balanced, traditional diet.
What does a traditional diet mean? It is one that your ancestors