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The Health Benefits of Butter (a rich source of butyrate)

Butter is rich in butyric acid (butyrate), a short-chain fatty acid. Short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) are important biomarkers and protectors of colon health. The production of SCFAs depends on the gut microbes present in the GI tract, diet and transit time. Butyrate is the primary fuel source for coloncytes. Contrary to popular belief, saturated fat […]

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Eggs Are Healthy! The Health Benefits of Eggs

Eggs are healthy, despite what you may have heard, read or been told… but, they must be organic, pasture-raised eggs. The idea that eggs are unhealthy and promote heart disease is a complete myth. While it’s true that fats from animal sources contain cholesterol, eating eggs will not raise your cholesterol levels or cause heart […]

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