Lately, saturated fats have been given a bad reputation, when in fact, they are the perfect fats to consume if you want to stay lean and healthy. Unsaturated fats like vegetable oils create health problems, and a low metabolism yet they are rampant in processed and packaged foods. Why exactly do saturated fats keep you lean and healthy? And what are the best sources? Listen to this special mini-episode to find out!
Anytime you have a fat, you’ll want to pair it with a protein and a carb for best metabolic and energy balance. - Kristen Nolan
Takeaways + Tactics
In this short episode, you’ll learn…
- The benefits of consuming saturated fats and how they keep you lean
- Reasons to avoid unsaturated fats, and the foods that contain them
- My favorite sources for saturated fats that I eat daily
60% of your brain and 50% of your cell membranes are composed of saturated fats. Saturated fats are resilient to damage, and contribute to strong digestion and a healthy heart. They detox the liver, kidneys, and guts, and can be metabolized quickly.
Saturated fats such as coconut oil are highly beneficial to maintaining a healthy, functional body when consumed in moderation. Unsaturated fats are the type to avoid, and they are found frequently in processed foods. Listen to this special mini-episode to hear how not all fats are created equal, and how the right ones can have a profoundly positive impact on your wellness.
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