Everything you ever needed to know about fats and how they impact your health and fitness.
Did you know that you need a certain amount of fat in your diet to make sure that your body functions correctly? Your body needs fats to make certain hormones and certain substances, without which, your body would just not function properly. Fat also slows the absorption of glucose.
Fat intake in the diet is also necessary to absorb the fat-soluble vitamins (vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin E, vitamin K) and if you do not eat enough fat, you may be deficient in these vitamins! Deficiencies in these vitamins can cause a whole variety of health problems.
Fats are vital for many important processes in the brain and the body cells
You need to make sure you get enough fats in your diet in your diet and especially the essential fatty acids, to enable your body to function in a healthy and effective manner.
- Fats Defined
- Essential Fatty Acids
- Fat Requirements
- Low Fat Diets