Fats, as a macro-nutrient has developed a very bad reputation in the society. People think, eating fats will make them gain weight and lead to obesity. Well, this is not at all true.
Fats play a very prominent role in functioning of our body. Few functions of Fats are as follows-
- Helps in Absorption of Fat soluble vitamins like A, D, E and K.
- Provides our body with insulation and regulate body temperature.
- Fats develop our brain cells and help in overall development.
- Helps with Inflammation inside our body.
A Good Night Sleep
One of the main reasons for obesity is our unhealthy lifestyle habits. This also includes lack of sleep. Fats in our body improve our sleeping pattern and increases our quality of sleep.
Fatty acids i.e. EPA and DHA helps us to improve our skin health. These help us to maintain oil production, dehydration and also brings a natural glow to the skin.
Lifting heavy weights can lead to risk of injuring your joints and tendons. A good amount of fat in diet will make your bones stronger and joint healthier by increasing the amount of calcium in your bones. It may also help reduce joint pains.