Low-Fat Diet Risks

Don’t ELIMINATE fats from your daily nutrition.

Fats are extremely essential because your body has Fat-Soluble vitamins which are vitamins (A,D,E,K) require fat for absorption.

Vitamin A: essential for growth, vision, reproduction, and immune function.

Vitamin D: maintains blood levels of calcium/phosphorous(works with calcium to build bones

Vitamin E: powerful antioxidant

Vitamin K: plays an essential role in the blood clotting. (If you were to get cut, vitamin k starts to help the blood clot. Also, it will start the healing process of the cut.)

Did You Know: Newborns in the United States are given a Vitamin K injection right after they come from the Birth Canal.

In addition, lutein and zeaxanthin which are carotenoids an powerful antioxidant.

They too require fat for absorption.

Healthy Fats Over Everything πŸ™‚

Good Sources of Healthy Fats:

Avocados, Walnuts, Brazil Nuts, Hemp-seeds, Avocado Oil, Walnut Oil, Tahini/Tahini Butter, Sesame Seeds

Omega-6 fatty acids: sesame seeds, tahini

Omega-3 fatty acids: leafy green vegetables, walnuts, hemp seeds

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