The Facts about Fat Part Deux

As the saying goes, we can have our cake and eat it too. Odds are that what is most tasty in that cake is the fat and the sugar. It is not surprising that some of our favorite snack and “junk food” choices are high in fat. Is it ok to splurge now and then? What detrimental effects do fats have on our diet and is there such a thing as a good fat? Low fat, no fat, trans fats are all part of the vernacular when we speak about diets or dieting. The truth is we all need some fat in our diet, as it is an essential part of a healthy and balanced diet. 

While there’s nothing wrong with having a delicious and low-nutrient treat every now and then, it’s best for your health if you keep foods high in trans and saturated fats to a minimum. Courtney gives us some great info on cooking with fats, and info on Omega 3s and more. So don’t be afraid to enjoy a piece of that gooey chocolate cake now and then, as it is definitely one of the joys of life! For more info follow Courtney on Instagram @clgwellness, on her FaceBook and at For more shows go to and on YouTube via Malcolm Presents. Tweet us your thoughts @tmshadesofgreen