Fear of eating saturated fats has lessened, especially as more low-carb diets, such as paleo and ketogenic, permeate into the mainstream. While your nutritionist will still recommend limiting saturated fat, there’s no arguing research about the health benefits of unsaturated fats—or healthy fats. [Read more: Your grocery guide to good fat]
With that in mind, we’ve spotted five products that tout healthy fat. Keep these on your radar next time you go shopping
Packed with medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs for the cool kids), this functional beverage contains a slew of healthful USDA Organic ingredients, including coconut water as a base, plus coconut cream, fair-trade coffee extract, cocoa, vanilla and cinnamon.
This take-along creamer differs from preservative-laden powdered creamers because it’s made with coconut-derived MCT oil, organic nonfat milk powder, organic cultured buttermilk powder, organic pasture-raised clarified butter and vanilla. It’s 200 calories of pure, brain-boosting deliciousness.
Squeeze this packet of grass-fed clarified butter, organic virgin coconut oil, organic egg yolk, vanilla and coffee into hot water, shake until it becomes foamy and sip in the office, in your car or during your morning walk.
Formulated by the folks at Bulletproof, this 15-calorie beverage contains micro-droplets of the company’s Brain Octane oil (made with MCTs derived from coconut oil—a tasteless, odorless liquid). Sweetened with xylitol and stevia extract.
Made with good-fat ingredients like pumpkin seeds, cashews, chia seeds and coconut oil, this low-sugar bar also contains grass-fed hydrolyzed collagen. Lightly sweetened with monk fruit extract.