What's So Fabulous About Fats?

From the Show: Talk Healthy Today
Summary: Healthy fat is essential for both optimal wellness and healthy weight loss.
Air Date: 6/7/16
Duration: 27
Guest Bio: Udo Erasmus, PhD
Udo-ErasmusUdo Erasmus is an international authority on fats, oils, cholesterol, and human health. Udo received his B.Sc. in Honors Zoology from the University of British Columbia and followed this with graduate studies in Biochemistry and Genetics.

In 1980, his life took a significant turn when he was poisoned by pesticides. When conventional medicine was unable to provide help, he concluded that his health was his own responsibility and turned his attention to nutrition.

Several years of research culminated in his bestselling book, Fats that Heal, Fats that Kill, which earned him a PhD. in nutrition. In 1983, he began to pioneer technology for pressing and packaging edible, fresh oils made with health in mind. He has appeared on nationally syndicated radio and television shows and has given thousands of media interviews and lectures, educating audiences across Canada, the United States, Europe, and Australia on the components of good health.

Udo continues to develop steps toward optimum health and to perfect solutions for modern health concerns.
  • Book Title: Fats that Heal, Fats that Kill
  • Guest Twitter Account: @florahealthy
What's So Fabulous About Fats?

For much of the past two decades, it’s been a four-letter word in diet circles.

But, as Americans rushed to eliminate fat from their dinner tables, the nation’s weight and health suffered.

Udo Erasmus, PhD, joins host Dr. Jeffrey Burke to set the record straight on why fat is essential for both good health and healthy weight loss (hint: eating fat won’t make you fat!).

He explains the surprising physiological consequences of cutting this critical nutrient out of our diets and shares the skinny on how adding healthy fats can improve your health, starting today.
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