Healthy Fat Consumption

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Healthy Fat Consumption

To know the good and bad types of fat in your diet or food consumption daily, first you have to know in advance the names and information about the fat. So far, there are 4 types of fat are identified and have benefits as well as the source of disease in the body, namely Monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats, Saturated Fat and Trans Fat.

Monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats are known as "good fat" healthy, because it works good for the heart, the body's cholesterol levels, and your overall health. Meanwhile, saturated fats and trans fats are known as bad fats for the body because it can increase the risk of dangerous diseases and cholesterol levels in your body.

Appearance of saturated fats and trans fats tend to be solid when at room temperature conditions such as butter. While monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats tend to be liquid such as olive and corn oil. With the amount of information circulating about good fats and bad fats, you must be confused in determining the type of fat that goes into your body. If you are confused, remember always this message: Do not go no-fat, good fat go.

If you care about and focus on weight and health than avoiding fat when on a diet, there are some tips on choosing healthy fats for your body:

1. Replace saturated fats and trans fats with good fats. This can be done by replacing meat with beans or use olive oil instead of butter for cooking.

2 In addition, try to eliminate trans fats in the diet you are doing. You can also restrict the consumption of fried foods in the long term as well as restrictive to the most basic level in the consumption of fast food.

3.You can limit the consumption of saturated fat by avoiding full-fat meats and other foods.

4.A good alternative for you is to try to replace meat with beans and fish whenever possible and replace milk with a fat-rich milk with low fat content.

5.For your fat diet more variable, try to consume omega 3 every day is contained in fish, walnuts, ground flax seed, flax oil, canola oil, and soybean oil.

That is the tips for the meantime, let us continue next.