Fat is energy. Fat is soothing. Fat is necessary.
Many Americans are still of the mindset that a low-fat diet is the key to reducing many of the common ailments experienced later in life like heart disease, high cholesterol, and weight gain. Even modern trendy "health supplements" block the body's ability to utilize fat, promoting weight loss. However, healthy fats are a necessary component of whole foods needed for soothing the nerves, balancing digestion, and supporting healthy brain growth. In fact, healthy fats can actually promote weight balance.
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