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Common Problem are You on a Low-fat Diet?

Common problem Are You On A Low-Fat Diet?

Low- Fat diet has been promoted by the US Department of Health since the late 1970’s. But what does low- fat diet really mean?

Basically, there are three types of fat: Saturated fat which is the Bad fat because it increases the blood cholesterol level, Polyunsaturated fat that decreases the blood cholesterol level, and the Monounsaturated fat which decreases the Low- density Lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol or the “bad cholesterol”.

Low- fat diet means: decreasing the consumption of food that contains saturated fat while increasing the consumption of food that contains polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fat.

Food like most meat and dairy products, butter, and tropical oils such as coconut oil and palm oil should be avoided as they are high in saturated fat.

Polyunsaturated fat are usually found in plant food sources such as corn, soybean, safflower, and sunflower. Food sources for Monounsaturated fat includes olive oil, peanut oil, canola oil, and some fruits like avocado.

Are you on a low-fat diet? If not, it is time to change your diet and you know what food to choose, right?

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  1. great info

  2. Nice post.

  3. Nice Share.

  4. didnt know there are three types of fats =)

  5. $- good post-$

  6. Nice and informative work

  7. A good awareness.

  8. Very informative and useful.

  9. this is very informative!

  10. yum, interesting, like it.

  11. Nice information and guide on low fat diet.

  12. Interesting and Useful too :)

  13. Great.. Thanks for the info

  14. Nice Share.

    :-)

  15. Nice post………….

    thanks for share.

  16. A very good share cheers

  17. we also need fat in our diet but not that much on the bad cholesterol. well written! =p

  18. Nice one

  19. Interesting article.

  20. I like your style short and sweet but delivers. An informative piece

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