Healthy Saturated Fats
and Benefits of The X-Factor

Healthy saturated fats can provide an important vitamin that has gone "missing" in most people's diet these days.

"People of the past obtained a substance that modern generations do not have" - Weston A. Price.

Healthy butter like grass-fed cow butter contains a miraculous substance that has the ability to prevent tooth decay and calcification in your cardiovascular system.

Other healthy saturated fats will contain MCTs and lauric acid which helps to strengthen your immune system.

The benefits of saturated fats are quite numerous and it's important that you consume an adequate amount of healthy saturated fats for your health.

Healthy Saturated Fats
- Raw Grass Fed Butter

Raw grass fed butter that comes from dairy cows that eat only green grass contain a substance called the X-factor. 

The X-factor is a fat soluble nutrient that industrialized cultures seem to have unfortunately removed from their diets.

This substance has also been referred to as Activator X and according to recent discoveries - it is Vitamin K2.

A Cleveland dentist whose name was Dr. Weston A. Price made this discovery decades ago.

He discovered that grass fed butter with the X-factor (especially when combined with cod liver oil) was able to treat tooth decay, arthritis, and osteoporosis.

By the way, the X-factor also helps to prevent problems like hardening of your arteries, inflammation, and the calcification of your pineal gland.

Dr. Price was the first to develop a butter oil with the X-factor.  He's also the one that discovered grass fed butter from the Spring and Fall to be more potent.

The X-Factor now known as vitamin K2 acts in synergy with vitamins A and D which command cells in your body to make proteins.  It's vitamin K2 that will bring these proteins to life!

Researchers have finally began to understand that vitamin K2 is required for two crucial processes......

The delivery of calcium to the bones for appropriate deposition and the removal of excess minerals from the soft tissues to prevent calcification in places like your arteries.

Vitamin K2 helps to better assimilate important body building minerals like calcium.  Actually, vitamin K2 is a potent health boosting nutrient!

Why You Need the X-Factor or Vitamin K2:

  • Assists with Blood Clotting
  • Protects Your Cardiovascular System
  • Inhibits Arterial Calcification
  • Reduces Risk of Kidney Stones
  • Turns Down Inflammation
  • Vital for Proper Bone Health
  • Helps Prevent Bone Loss
  • Activates the Proteins Signaled by Vitamins A & D
  • Protects Against Dental Cavities
  • Helps Develop Facial Bones
  • Increases Fertility
  • Supports Healthy Reproduction
  • Enhances Your Brain & Nervous System Function
  • Major Component of Your Brain
  • Increases Your Learning Capacity
  • Stabilizes Your Blood Sugar
  • Reduces the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Reduces Metabolic Syndrome
  • Potent Antioxidant that Lowers Free Radical Damage
  • Reduces Risk of Prostate Cancer
  • Reduces Risk of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Reduces the Risk of Lung Cancer

Please be aware that blood thinners like Warfarin will target vitamins K1 and K2.  And this will eventually lead to a vitamin K2 deficiency.

If you or a loved one is taking this med, please have the doctor prescribe a blood thinner that does not block vitamin K.

Foods that Contain
the X-Factor or Vitamin K2

Other healthy saturated fats that contain this magical substance are found in the butterfat of mammalian milk, the fat of grass fed animals, grass fed organ meats, grass fed bone marrow, pastured egg yolks, fish eggs, and in shellfish.

Besides grass fed butter (preferably raw), you will find vitamin K2 in duck fat, grass fed beef tallow, grass fed ghee, grass fed butter oil, and in grass fed cream.

Traditionally fermented foods like natto, kimchi, and sauerkraut will provide a bacteria synthesized form of vitamin K2.

The amount of vitamin K2 in cheese will vary depending on what cheese cultures were used.  The highest amount would probably be in grass fed Gouda and grass fed Jarlsberg cheese.  A good amount of K2 is found in grass fed blue cheese.

The amount of the X-factor will depend on the yellow to orange color of the fat found in the nutrient dense food.

The Benefits of Saturated Fats

  • Your brain is mainly composed of fat and saturated fats play an important role
  • Omega 3's need saturated fats to be used properly in your body
  • Your kidneys function better with a saturated fat called myristic acid also found in coconuts
  • Calcium requires a certain percentage of saturated fat in order to be incorporated into your bones
  • Your lungs can't work properly without an adequate supply of saturated fats
  • Saturated fats protect your liver from toxins like alcohol
  • Hormones affect thousands of your bodily functions and require a certain amount of saturated fat to do their jobs
  • Inflammation can be controlled with an adequate supply of saturated fats
  • Your cells communicate better when your diet has this fat and your cell membranes should be made of about 50% saturated fat

Healthy Saturated Fats - Coconut Oil

Coconut oil fat is approximately 90% saturated fat.  The rest of its fat will mainly be monounsaturated fat.

Most of coconut's saturated fat is in the form of MCTs or Medium Chained Triglycerides.

MCTs are a lot easier on your digestive system and your body.  These MCTs are used for energy instead of being stored away as extra fat.

One of the most impressive fatty acids found in coconuts is called Lauric Acid which is also found in mother's milk. 

Your body will then convert Lauric acid into Monolaurin.

Monolaurin is very important for strengthening your immune system and fighting off pathogens. 

Look for organic cold-pressed coconut oil to get the most health benefits.

Healthy Saturated Fats
- Raw Goat Butter

Goat butter is made from goat milk.  It's another healthy saturated fat that is pearly white in color that spreads like butter.

However, goat butter has a lower melting point than cow butter.

It's a "lighter" butter compared to cow butter because of its Medium Chain Triglycerides or MCTs.

Like with coconut oil, MCTs can provide antimicrobial activity and can have a positive affect on metabolism. 

Goats have a somewhat different diet than cows because they are foragers. 

Goat milk will contain higher amounts of calcium and copper than cow's milk.

Goat milk is thought to be more digestible and less allergenic than cow's milk.  Goat milk is also naturally A2 milk.  However, it may have a more "goaty" taste - LOL.

Look for organic pastured raw goat butter for the most health benefits.  Or learn to make goat butter yourself!

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