How to Eat your Healthy Fats for Breakfast
Today, nearly every nutrition expert agrees that a moderate amount of fat consumption plays an important role in eating a healthy diet. It provides our bodies with energy, is essential for growth and development, and is necessary for absorbing vitamins.
Having healthy fat as a part of a balanced breakfast helps keep you full for longer, keeping you from reaching for those mid-morning munchies!
Fats in Olive Oil:
- Source of energy: in fact, it produces more than double that acquired from protein or carbs
- Carrier of Vitamins A,D,E,K: Olive oil helps the body store and release these 4 fat-soluble vitamins as needed
- High in mono-unsaturated fats (healthy fats), low in saturated fats, no trans fats (bad fats). Mono-unsaturated fats have been proven to lower bad cholesterol, which can help reduce the risk of heart disease
Filippo Berio Olive Oil is a great source of healthy fats, even better, it’s super easy to incorporate into your daily meals! Check out the inspiration below to see how you can kickstart your morning by adding healthy fats to your breakfast.
Packed with plant-based protein and fruit! Try adding spinach for even more nutrition!
Cranberry Pear Oatmeal:
Made with warming spices, fruit, and nuts! Make it dairy-free by swapping your favorite plant-based milk.
Mediterranean Breakfast Hash:
Fill up on this hearty hash made with eggs, potatoes, sausage, and vegetables!