Fat Chance

Tof, Ilanit
July 2005
Macrobiotics Today;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p10
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the physical effect of oil consumption. Adding high quality oil seems to solve the problem for many. If this additional fat is comprised of coconut or flax seed oil, many people report positive health and weight changes as well as a new feeling of stability. Even hot weather can drain energy. Most people remember coming back exhausted from a day at the beach, even if they lazed it away on the sand engrossed in a romance novel. Even dishes like tempura, traditionally associated with colder weather eating, can be very appropriate to include occasionally in summer menus. The crisp flour coating creates a light, protective barrier that keeps in freshness. Inside, the food is steamed and remains light. There is an undeniable satiation associated with consuming adequate fats.


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