Since the 80s and 90s, fat has been much more than a dreaded three-letter word. Doctors and nutritionists alike have urged us to banish it from our diets whenever possible. And as a result, we switched to everything low-fat.
But did the shift actually make us healthier? The answer is no, probably because in the process we cut down on healthy fats alongside the harmful ones.
Fast forward to today: experts vouch on fat as a must-have and full-fat products such as whole milk, avocado, ghee, and coconut oil join the ranks of superfoods.
A deeper dive into researches has repeatedly proved that the rise in obesity and heart disease has its roots in overall poor diet and eating pattern coupled with a sedentary lifestyle, than simply having some fat in your daily food items.
Contrarily, fat is very much needed for rudimentary things like building cell membranes, blood clotting, muscle movement, and inflammation. For the weightlifters out there, a healthy fat-consisting diet also helps towards muscle building in ways more than