Having some body fat provides benefits in maintaining the health of the body. The chart below has some of the key ones. One example is that having some body fat helps one to absorb and store the vital fat soluble vitamins A, D, E and K. It also cushions the organs and protects them.
Fat helps the body store energy, helps keep the body warm, and is the raw material for making all of our hormones. In an article from the journal “Endocrinology – An Integrated Approach” (endocrinology deals with the glands and hormones), the author writes that all hormones are made of fats such as cholesterol. This includes estrogen, testosterone, progesterone, adrenal gland hormones, vitamin D, and the sleep hormone melatonin.
Eating healthy fats with our meals can play a vital role in helping us sleep better and achieve greater health. Milk is well-known for its positive effects on inducing sleep, and dairy foods contain beneficial fats (although for some, fermented dairy such as yogurt is easier to digest). Dairy is also high in the sleep nutrients calcium, magnesium and vitamin D. The best fats to eat are nutrient rich foods like eggs, natural butter and cheese, salmon, sardines, cod liver oil, avocados and coconut oil.
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Have a look at the chart below on the benefits of having some body fat. And if you or someone you care about has sleeplessness or insomnia, check out the Sleep Minerals II page.
To your health,
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