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Topic: Nutrition - November 10 2023
Fat? Yes!

Low fat? No fat? How about more fat? Despite fat’s bad reputation, it’s an important nutrient that can help fuel our best performances. We spoke to VIS Experts to debunk the role fat plays in our bodies and why it's important to have adequate fat for athletes.

By: Shantel Torres-Benito

VIS Creator

& Reilly Beatty

VIS Expert

Topic: Nutrition

November 10 2023

Our bodies need regular intake of fat. Dietary fats are essential for good health. When we cut out fat, this deprives our bodies of a vital nutrient. In fact, experts recommend women athletes get 20-30% of their calories from fat.  Given all the fatphobia out there,  it can be hard navigating which fats are important to include in our meals and which aren’t as efficient. To cut through the noise, we asked VIS Expert Reilly Beatty, a nutritionist about the role fat plays in fueling o...
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