Originally posted on http://blog.amplemeal.com/2017/08/ample-rich-fat/.
Ample has four different fats in it:?Macadamia nut oil, coconut oil, chia seed oil, and sunflower lecithin.
I get a lot of questions about the fats in Ample. They’re a little unusual it’s not every day that you see macadamia nut oil, chia seed, coconut oil, and sunflower lecithin in the same product but there’s a method to the madness. I’ll take you through my rationale.
In a nutshell, I wanted three things from the fats in Ample:
Here’s how I settled on macadamia nut oil, coconut oil, chia seed oil, and sunflower lecithin for Ample’s formula. Let’s start with the tastiest one: macadamia nut oil.
Macadamia nut oil for monounsaturated fats
I started off looking for a good source of monounsaturated fatty acids (affectionately known as MUFAs).
MUFAs are the happy middle child of the fat world. Your body converts them into energy well. They’re relatively stable. They’re not inflammatory. In short, they’re good healthy fats. MUFAs are one of the main attractions of the famous Mediterranean Diet, which links to low risk of heart disease and dementia…