The BIGGEST LIE About Food

I’m sure you’ve heard that lard, butter, and red meat are bad for you, but what’s the truth? Find out about the biggest lie about food.

0:00 Introduction: The biggest lie about food
0:25 What is cholesterol?
0:44 What is saturated fat?
1:46 Dietary cholesterol
2:55 The truth about cholesterol

Let's talk about the truth about saturated fat and cholesterol.

Cholesterol is a type of fat made by the liver that's used to make cell membranes, hormones, and vitamin D.

Saturated fat is a type of fat that stays solid at room temperature, while unsaturated fat is liquid at room temperature. Coconut oil is 87% saturated fat, and lard is 47% saturated fat.

Dietary cholesterol has little effect on total cholesterol. Your body makes about 80% of your cholesterol. If you consume more cholesterol, your body will make less. If you consume less cholesterol, your body will make more.

It's okay to consume steak, lard, and butter. Cholesterol is only bad when combined with things like sugar, smoking, trans fats, and seed oils.

Dr. Eric Berg DC Bio:
Dr. Berg, age 59, is a chiropractor who specializes in Healthy Ketosis & Intermittent Fasting. He is the author of the best-selling book The Healthy Keto Plan, and is the Director of Dr. Berg Nutritionals. He no longer practices, but focuses on health education through social media.

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Dr. Eric Berg received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1988. His use of “doctor” or “Dr.” in relation to himself solely refers to that degree. Dr. Berg is a licensed chiropractor in Virginia, California, and Louisiana, but he no longer practices chiropractic in any state and does not see patients, so he can focus on educating people as a full-time activity, yet he maintains an active license. This video is for general informational purposes only. It should not be used to self-diagnose, and it is not a substitute for a medical exam, cure, treatment, diagnosis, prescription, or recommendation. It does not create a doctor-patient relationship between Dr. Berg and you. You should not make any change in your health regimen or diet before first consulting a physician and obtaining a medical exam, diagnosis, and recommendation. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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Thanks for watching! I hope this increases your awareness of the truth about cholesterol and saturated fat. I’ll see you in the next video.

Dave McKinnon

  • @SpamMouse says:

    Short and sweet, but not sugar-coated ! ✅

  • @jennifferguyton6028 says:

    Wow thanks for sharing this information Doctor 👍

  • @MrMcfire2 says:

    Amazing how Dr. Berg immidiately produces a new video of something you were just thinking about!

  • @gordontickle1673 says:

    Dear Dr Berg. You responded to a comment of mine about glaucoma and for that I am greatful. There is a twist in the tale. I had a second and 3rd opinion. Turns out I do not have glaucoma but a membrane growing under the artificial lens. It was treated with laser surgery and now I am OK. Thank you for your channel and the encouragement to seek alternative medicine. GT

  • @barbarajean1271 says:

    Soooo good! As usual again!
    Just what I’m dealing with.

  • @darrelldavis9402 says:

    Very informative and to the point. I liked the illustrations!

  • @helpinyerdasellavon says:

    Wonderful to know all this, Dr Berg! Enjoying butter and beef tallow for cooking. Thank you ❤🍳🧈

  • @makiserpunkt2179 says:

    I love steaks with butter

  • @heliumhubcryptocollective9337 says:

    90% of whats on our grocery shelves doesnt classify as food

    • @voice2skull. says:

      Not MY shopping 🛒🛍️ list.

    • @RaisedByMettle says:

      100%. in fact it’s become a quiet war with silent weapons. i buy very few foods from the store and make everything from scratch. i will not become one of their casualties.

  • @stevebaker1415 says:

    Mic drop. Nailed the cholesterol myth in a few minutes. The pharma industry has created a $30+ billion industry of statin/related drugs. We have been lied to.

  • @A0789IJP-vh9zk says:

    Apparently hospital and health industry worldwide need to update and change everything. Too much false and inaccurate.

    • @bluebirdgramma6317 says:

      If everyone listened to Dr Berg maybe there wouldn’t be so many people in nursing homes.!

  • @tradermunky1998 says:

    Good stuff Doc! Although few will believe it and continue going with the lies promoted everyday by their corporate handlers.

  • @helpinyerdasellavon says:

    Same with “Vit D toxicity” and “dangerous sun exposure”. Everything is fitting and making sense. No wonder there are so many health problems 🤡🤑💊

  • @rdreese84 says:

    Mono-saturated fats are healthy. Poly-unsaturated (PUF’s) not so much. This is the fat that oxidizes in the body causing inflammation and cellular damage.

  • @lavonnetraylor8403 says:

    Great video. During the U.S. Depression in the 1930s-40s, margarine was substitited for butter (which was rationed). It came white with a coloring pill you mixed to make it look like butter. My father ABSOLUTELY REFUSED to eat it, and ALWAYS used lard as a spread & to cook with. MOM’S pie crusts were epic, made with lard. Looks like he was right.

    • @sunnyromano6862 says:

      I remember my grandmother saying during the depression they were so fortunate that they always had butter; the things we take for granted.

    • @CJ-kn1cj says:

      My grandparents were the same, they wouldn’t touch margarine. They ate lard and butter. Live into their 90’s.

  • @draganjagodic4056 says:

    Blessed be Sir. What we have intuitively known, judging on the aggression of the pharma industry and their “journalists”.

  • @zippydoo9533 says:

    I think another problem is the amount we eat even if the food is healthy. We were not meant to gorge ourselves food and that includes stuffing ourselves with healthy grass fed beef and organic fruits and vegetables.

    • @PeterRabbitWhatsup says:

      100 percent correct.

    • @denisegaylord382 says:

      You’re correct, too much of anything, including good things, can be bad for us. That’s why I try to watch what I eat, how much, and how often. Intermittent fasting can do wonders, too. ☺️

    • @chanjo1301 says:

      @@denisegaylord382 I am still stuck at the how much to eat during IF…Some say we should just take our daily caloric need and divide it between the meals..Others say that you should divide your daily calories into 3 meals (3×500 =1500) – so on 18/6 you would only eat 2 meals which would come down to 1000 cal a day….500 cal in the form of veg, meat still means that you have to eat a lot…So please tell me how do you do it? I am insulin resistant and tried carnivore (but can’t thus needs fiber) – eating high volumes of food just triggers hunger for me…I am lost😆

  • @stolfjr says:

    Let’s not forget that they decreased the guideline values for cholesterol throughout the years… They don’t us to be healthy

  • @Olivia-nd6mu says:

    I have family that are vegetarian/vegan. They refuse to eat dairy or meat or butter.. they think I eat unhealthy because I eat a lot of meat and full fat food items. But they’re the ones believing lies and who are unhealthy. Makes me so mad!!

  • @kellyannthomas5727 says:

    I have learned more about diet, nutrition, and the biochemistry of the human body from your channel than forty plus years of books, magazines, and documentaries. Thank you for these great, free videos. Many blessings to you.

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