Topic 6 Added oils and fats

  • Fats are often feared
    • HOWEVER! They are essential to bodily functions
  • Absorption of nutrients like vitamins A, D, E, and K which are fat-soluble vitamins.
  • We must differentiate between ”good” and “bad” fats
  • It is recommended to consume 5 servings of oils and fats per day
    • One serving of fat is
      • one tablespoon of butter or olive oil for example
      • A handful of nuts
      • 1/3 of an avocado