Healthy Fat is not an Oxymoron!

Is there really any thing like healthy fat, you ask. 
Yes, there is. Olive oil, vegetable oil, avocado, nuts and oils that come from nuts.

On another note avoiding saturated fats  and trans fat should be a daily goal, because this increases blood cholesterol level. 

Monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats are the best choices.
Even those there are healthier fats it is good to remember that all fats are high in calories.

Saturated fats are usually found in animal based foods such as poultry, egg yolk, meats, whole fat dairy products. Saturated fats can also be found in coca butter, coconut, palm oils . These saturated fats are found in many processed foods such as crackers, coffee cream, baked goods and so many other things.
  • Trans fats is also known as hydrogenated vegetable oil. Now this is found in foods like stick margarine cakes, cookies, french fries and candies. This is just a few of the many foods that use trans fat.
Now for the good stuff, which include mono saturated fats and polyunsaturated fats. Polyunsaturated fats include plants based oils like corn oil, soybean, sesame, sunflower oil and cotton seed oil. While mono saturated fats include olive oil, canola oil, avocados and groundnut oil.

So what can you do today in order to begin eating only healthy fats?
  1. Check your kitchen and read labels and get rid of foods containing saturated fats and trans fats.
  2. When preparing meats try to trip as much fats as you can from the meats
  3. When you are eating meats you should be aware of portions. A single portion should be about the deck of a card
  4. Replace your vegetable oils with olive oils
  5. When you are cooking with oils such as palm oil make sure you measure it, it instead of just pouring into your food.
  6. start reading labels in order to avoid trans fat and saturated fats.
  7. When choosing dressings select reduced calorie or fat free dressing or use a little extra virgin olive oil.

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