You may be surprised to discover that fat is actually good for you! Scientific studies show that certain types of fat are beneficial to how your body functions. In fact, it is not the amount of fat we consume in our diets that has caused the epidemic of obesity in today’s society, but the ever increasing amount of carbs and sugar that is consumed on a daily basis.
Our ancestors used to eat a diet made up of 75% fat, 20% protein and 5% carbs. Compare that with today’s diet of 60% carbs, 20% protein and 20% fat. This diet of constantly eating carbs and sugars has seen a rise in and contributes to health conditions including Alzheimer’s, ADHD, depression, anxiety and chronic headaches, which are triggered by the consumption of carbs causing inflammation in the body and the brain.
Read on to discover why fat is a beneficial and essential part of your diet.