Avoid Low Fat Diets! As a Society we're fatter, sicker, and more addicted to sugar and carbs than any other time in history. Fats are not to be feared – they're to be embraced. Fats help your body regenerate your power hormones. Testosterone, the 'strength' hormone, for example, is the direct result of cholesterol and dietary fat intake. That's right: "Cholesterol" isn't a dirty word! Your body needs dietary fat and cholesterol in order to produce ANY AND ALL vital hormones.