Here are a few examples, according to Dr. Mark Hyman. He’s the director of functional medicine for the Cleveland Clinic:
Like butter… as long as it comes from grass-fed cows. It’ll be high in antioxidants – and it can actually help you burn fat by raising your metabolism. It’s down to the linoleic acid in butter from grass-fed cows – which helps our cells burn fat more efficiently and boosts the immune system.
Another food we thought was bad, but is actually good for you: Cheese. Because when we eat cheese, our gut starts churning out a fatty acid called butyrate, which …read more