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LETS TALK ABOUT FATS!


Fats are often deemed to be the evil part of our diets, however it couldn’t be further from the truth. 🤥
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Fats are essential for a fully functional body especially when it comes to endocrine function and the production of hormones such as HGH and testosterone (Ramalho et al.2018).
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Helms et al. (2014) found that fats are vital for our health and should not be avoided if optimal function is your goal. Most of our fat intake should come from unsaturated days such as: avocados, olive oil, walnuts, flaxseeds etc.
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We should avoid trans fats because they have no known health benefits and there’s no safe level of consumption according to Nicholas et al. (2006). 🍟🍔
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1️⃣Do not neglect fats 
2️⃣They will not make you fat provided you are in a calorie deficit 
3️⃣ They are essential for a fully functioning body 🔄
4️⃣ Unsaturated fats should ideally take up the bulk of your fat intake 
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Here’s a little visual representation of what 70 grams of FATS looks like with a wide variety of foods throughout the day.
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Nutrient dense foods will give you a better bang for your buck instead of blowing your full fat intake with a dominos pizza 🍕
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This would equate to 630 calories because we know that there’s 9 calories per gram of fat.
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Focus on quality and not stuffing your fat sources full of 💩 because you be left feeling very hungry and the risk of over eating is way higher.
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As you can see there’s a lot of diversity here so there can be no complaining when it comes plain and boring foods 🙈
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Remember fats will not make you fat and they are essential for optimal health

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