Why do you need healthyfat?
Fats are necessary for brain function, making cell walls, processing fat soluble vitamins, making hormones and healthy metabolism.
Limit processed fats.
Processed fats are added as a shelf life extension to processed foods - vegetable oils, seed oils, margarine, etc.
Here is a few good fats
grass-fed butter, ghee, tallow,
coconut fat, olive oils, fish, nuts (except peanuts)
Timing of fats are important
First thing in the morning with proteins - helps improve insulin sensitivity and mental
4 Benefits of Insulin Sensitivity
1. Easier fat loss
2 Less risk of all disease
3 Better brain health and cognition
4 Fewer cravings and less hunger
Combine fats with proteins for a powerful breakfast.
Some breakfast ideas include:
Steak and macadamia nuts
Lettuce wrap with shredded turkey(not lunch meat but real turkey) and avocado slices
Hemp protein shake with berries and MCT oil
Pre-workout - Having fats pre-workout lights up the brain and increases motivation and focus.
Clients report they don’t fatigue as fast and don’t need coffee or pre-workout drinks to train.
Before bed - A lot of clients, particularly Protein Types (Primal Pattern Diet Type) sleep deeper
with fats as part of their last meal rather than carbs.
Comment below: Are you eating fats daily, if so which ones?