Nutrition is a fascinating space, and one often met with controversy. Dietary fat is no exception. While popular discussions currently focus on saturated fat (is butter really back?) and coconut oil, another highly debated subject is the link with omega-6 fatty acids and inflammation. In this blog post, we review the current science and recommendations on this fatty acid.
As consumer awareness and interest in health and well-being rises, it is no wonder the popularity of plant-based eating has become a top food trend. While much of the plant-based focus is directed toward replacing meat with alternative sources of protein, there are other ways you can coach your clients to incorporate more plant foods into their diets. Specifically, replacing animal fats with certain plant-based fats and oils can help consumers reduce their intake of bad fats and increase intake of good fats. Read the full post to learn more!
The Good Fats 101™ team is committed to keeping nutrition professionals up to date on popular food and nutrition trends, dietary fats research and food regulations all year long. In honor of National Nutrition Month®, the team is sharing our list of top 2018 food and nutrition trends. Check out what’s at the forefront of consumers’ minds.