Fats are another macronutriet, again meaning they can be eaten in large quantities. However, it's important that you make sure you're eating the right fats to maintain a healthy diet. Despite being told fats are bad for you, if they're eaten correctly, fats have major health benefits, such as being an energy source, balance your blood sugar and decrease your risk of diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer's and heart disease.
Unsaturated fats are so important to incorporate into your diet as your body can't naturally make these fatty acids. These fats contain Omega-3 and Omega-6 and can be found in a number of vegan ingredients. Avocado, coconut and vegetable oils all contain unsaturates fats. Nuts and seeds, such as cashews and sesame seeds. Another brilliant source of healthy fats is avocado, so keep those Insta-worthy avo toasts coming! Check out the list below to see how to incorporate healthy fats into your diet.