The Fat Lesson

Saturated, Monounsaturated, Polyunsaturated Fats

Fat Is Good!

Did you know that 30% of your diet should come from good fat?

There are three types of good fats: Saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. They are all important and everyone should include all of these fats in their diet.

Why is this important?

HORMONAL REGULATION

For female menstruation and male testosterone production.

HEALTHY IMMUNE SYSTEM

HEALTHY INFLAMMATORY BALANCE

Fish Oil

To optimize health, its generally recommended to ingest 3-8grams of fish oil per day (so read labels!)

Fish oil has been shown to do the following:

1. Decrease the risk of heart disease, diabetes & cancers
2. Increase metabolic rate
3.Help reduce fat mass and increase Lean mass
4.Reduce inflammation in the body
5.Reduce pain associated with inf lammatory disorders such as
arthritis & chronic fatigue
6.Improve mood while decreasing symptoms of depression

Saturated
Fats

Animal fats in eggs, dairy, meats, butter, cheeses, coconut oil, pa lm oil.

Monoun­-
saturated
Fats

Macadamias, pecans, almonds, cashews, pistachios, tahini, pumpkin seeds, hazel nuts, olives, olive oil and avocado

Poly­ -
unsaturated
Fats

Fish oil, hemp seeds, sunflower seeds, pea nuts, canola oil, soy
nuts, wa lnuts,flax seeds, flax oil, chia seeds, Brazil nuts

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