|Did you know that your environment, like your home or workplace, can influence eating and exercise decisions? Think about it: homemade cookies in the break room, weather that never seems to cooperate, or persuasive food packaging can influence our choices without us even noticing. It can be difficult to make good decisions because of where we are, who we are with, and what is going on in our lives. Fortunately, being aware can help us make better choices.|
This week, pay attention to your environment. How many times does your environment influence your decisions?
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WHY SATURATED FAT DOESN’T CAUSE HEART DISEASE
WHY SATURATED FAT Can Be GOOD FOR YOU
- Liver Health: Saturated fat encourages the liver cells to dump their fat cells, which helps the liver to function more effectively  .
- Immunity: Saturated fatty acids, especially the kinds found in butter and coconut, help white blood cells to recognize and destroy invading viruses and bacteria. Go get ‘em, boys!
- Hormones: Eating saturated fat tends to increase free testosterone levels, which helps to repair tissue, preserve muscle, and improve sexual function .