The Fat of The Land – Fats and Endurance Sports

While fat has been labeled the cause of all health problems, take any language and when it comes to expressions to describe plenty they all say roughly the same thing – “to live of the fat of the land” or “the cream of the crop” to name just a few. Therefore it begs the question why did fat hold such a place in the daily lives of our forefathers, so important as to be remembered for generations and yet we are currently told from plethora of sources to avoid fat at all costs.