May 11, 2009
Does your personal trainer tell you to eat more fat?
If so, why would somebody who is respected in nutrition or knows anything at all about diet or healthy eating ever tell you to do such a thing as eat more fat?
Your doctor? Your nutritionist? Maybe your husband or wife told you to eat more fat, because it had some kind of magical property to keep you full or boost your metabolism. I'm just trying to figure out if this is complete bunk, or if there is really is something to this whole fat phenomenon.
In other words, is there any good reason to eat fat? Vegetable fats? Animal fats? Any kind of fat?
Omega 3 fats? Monounsaturated fats? Trans fats? Hydrogenated fats?
Are any fats healthy? I don't know. You tell me. As a matter of fact, I'll make you a deal: in the comments section of this post, just give me just one good, healthy reason to eat fat. One good reason. Or reasons. There's gotta be some logic behind entire diet books that have been written around the concept of eating more fat.
I'll send the best comment with the most compelling reason or reasons to eat fat a BRAND NEW, “My Personal Trainer Told Me Eat More Fat” super-cool, black t-shirt.
That's right, you'll get Ben Greenfield's Fat T-shirt, in stylish Midnight Black and Lime Green colors. For free. The front says “BENGREENFIELDFITNESS.COM”. The back says “BENGREENFIELDFITNESS – MY PERSONAL TRAINER TOLD ME TO EAT MORE FAT”. May the best fat comment win. Ready, set, go!