Why eating fat won’t make you fat

Although it may seem like a logical sequence of events, eating fat will NOT make you fat. In fact, it is quite the opposite. Fats are an essential part of the diet for optimal health, acting as building blocks for cell membranes, aiding in the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins, and providing a slow-burning source of energy. Healthy fats help regulate energy absorption in the body, and actually slow the absorption of food, keeping our insulin and blood sugar levels stable. Foods with healthy fats provide a true feeling of satiety and fullness. Best of all, fats make our food taste… Continue Reading →