All fats are bad – No, absolutely not. Our cell membranes are made up of cholesterol. We need essential fatty acids for the proper functioning of our body & its hormones. It also helps us to absorb fat-soluble vitamins. Even grass-fed animal fats are good for our health.
Only processed & trans-fats are bad.
|Name of the essential nutrient||Few Benefits||Few Food items|
|Essential Fatty acids||Essential component of our cell membrane. Improves our heart health, Reduces depression, Reduces inflammation Decreases fatty liver, Promote bone health, Promote brain development. Building block of many essential body chemicals.||Sunflower seeds, Walnut, Almond, Cashew nut, Chia seeds, Flax seeds, Olive oil. Fish oils.|
Essential fatty acids are essential to our body components. They form cytokines which are necessary for immunity & healing. The Omega 3 & Omega 6 fatty acids are the essential fatty acids.