Should you avoid eating fat? No, your body needs a certain amount of fat. Make sure you eat healthy fats and that you do not over do it.
Avoid eating fats that cause health consequences. These fats are trans-fatty acids found in processed foods and saturated fats from animal products. The fats that are healthier for you are monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, which are mostly concentrated in plants.
When consuming refined or unrefined oils be mindful of the amount of oil you consume. If oils are extracted from whole plant foods (avocados, fresh nuts and seeds, olives and lower-fat plant foods): fiber, minerals, protein, vitamins, unrefined carbohydrates, protective antioxidants, phytochemicals and plant sterols get left behind. Continue reading