If we understand the differences between the various types of fats in our food, this will help us make healthier choices in our everyday diet.
Studies have shown that the consumption of food with unsaturated fats, especially as substitutes for foods with a high content of saturated fats, helps to lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases by lowering levels of LDL and total cholesterol.
Cold pressed oils, such as olive oil for example, are healthiest. These healthy fats are vitally important because the body can't produce them itself.
Healthy fats need to be consumed at every meal. If these fats are not consumed at every meal, this will lead to many of the nutrients in the ingested food not being absorbed by the body.
Egg yolks contain healthy fats that slow the absorption of protein, assuring a constant and continuous supply to muscle tissue. A single egg yolk contains roughly 6 g of fat (half of which are saturated).
The body transforms it into substances responsible for the building of muscle tissue and getting rid of fats.