Articulate, passionate and humorous, Dr. Holly Lucille breaks down the myths and misconceptions about health and health related topics.

Why Butter is Good for You

From the Show: Mindful Medicine
Summary: Why has butter gotten such a bad rap?
Air Date: 12/1/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Holly Lucille, ND, RN
Holly Dr. Holly Lucille is a nationally recognized and licensed naturopathic doctor, educator, natural products consultant and television host. Dr. Holly is also the author of Creating and Maintaining Balance: A Women's Guide to Safe, Natural, Hormone Health.

An acclaimed expert in the field of integrative medicine, Dr. Holly lectures throughout the nation on a variety of natural health topics. Her appearances include national media programs and networks including Dr. Oz, The Doctors, Lifetime Television for Women, Montel Williams, PBS's Healing Quest, The Hallmark Channel and Discovery Fit & Health channel.

She is on the editorial advisory board of Alternative Medicine and Natural Practitioner and is also regularly quoted as an expert in both consumer and peer journals. In 2007, Dr. Holly was listed in Time Magazine's "Alt List" as one of the "Top 100 Most Influential People."
Why Butter is Good for You
There's no denying that butter and other fats have gotten a bad rap over the past 50 years.

If you wanted to get to a healthy weight, it seemed like it was a must to eliminate butter and other saturated fats from your diet.

However, recent research is proving that butter is actually good for you if eaten in moderation. For example, it's high in vitamin A, a great source of dietary cholesterol, and can promote gastrointestinal health.

What are some other benefits of butter?

Holly Lucille, ND, RN, joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss why butter is actually good for you.