fats: unsaturated

To refresh your memory, review Fats: Part 1 and Part 2.

Unsaturated fats are coined "heart-healthy" because they are shown to reduce heart disease while improving cholesterol profiles.  They're also known as "brain healthy" fats.  Numerous studies show improvement in mood, memory, and cognitive development.  It makes perfect sense...anytime we improve the functioning of our brains, we increase the quality of its output.  Consistent intake of healthy fats can have a significant impact on depression, anxiety, and ADD.

We also hear of Omega-3, Omega-6, and Omega-9, all of which are essential fatty acids (EFAs).  These are just different ways of classifying monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats.  I will explain more in future tips, for it's crucial in keeping our bodies running as nature intended.

Ponder this, Primal Man ate what nature provided, and all was good.  Today, Modern Man must reconnect with nature's harvest to regain vitality and quality of life.

Make it a great day!