Fat’s Got Your Back!

Fat is a concentrated energy source. If we do not consume enough of it we will be extremely fatigued from doing essentially nothing.

Fat also aids in digestion, and without fat we would not be able to metabolize everything else we ingest.

Its main purpose is organization because it is a master at creating storage systems. There is no limit to fat cell expansion, just like those vacuum sealed bags that people put winter clothes in or whatever they’re hoarding. There is a caveat to this. One very negative detail about it being a storage site is that this is where all of your toxins are stored. So, the more fat you have the more vacancy you have to store toxic waste in your body.

Fat is a source of calories, but it is concentrated energy and (9 calories per gram).

Fat Tasks:

  • supplies essential fatty acids needed by the body.

  • carries and transports the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K.

  • Assists in the body’s utilization of protein and carbohydrates.

  • Component of every cell wall.

  • Lines the internal organs to prevent from damage and provides cushion, and insulation, conserving our total body heat.

  • The body’s daily supply for energy and work

  • Carries the compounds that give foods their aroma and flavor. Important!

 

 

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