They’re has been so many myths and misconceptions about the role of fat in your eating lifestyle.
In the l950s, there was a low-fat diet being promoted and which caused a large amount of people to think fat was bad. Individuals start to exclude a major macronutrient from their body and made sure their fat intake was low.
However, Fat is needed for surviving and thriving. They are apart of the “lipid” family, which is a major building block of cells.
Fat serves as a backup energy source for the body (after glycogen is depleted)
Essential for the absorption of nutrients
Helps you maintain core body temperature
Protects your vital organs
Fat is so essential that the body naturally wants to store some fat for later use in case of famine.