Brief knowledge of fats that you should know! 2 Types of fats > Saturated Fats > Unsaturated Fats
Saturated fats It contributes the most to elevating blood cholesterol levels, especially LDL (the bad cholesterol). Typically saturated fat is found in animal fats origins and dairy products. > Butter > Ghee > Lard They tend to be more solid at room temperature
Unsaturated fats Unsaturated fats have less of an effect on elevating blood cholesterol levels. This, however, does not mean you can guzzle down the olive oil. Fat is still fat and you want a low total fat intake as well. Unsaturated fats are typically from plant sources. Nuts Avocado Canola Oil It tends to be liquid at room temperature. Mono-unsaturated fats may help increase HDL (the good cholesterol) The healthy one? No! the healthier one? Yeah man!
Now you knowing the types of fats, you should know what are the better ones for intake and the not so good ones which you should refrain from. We shall carry on to eating tips for lower fat eating!
Diet of reducing of fats > Vegetable oils, lard, shortening and table fats like butter, margarine, mayonnaise, and salad dressing are high fat items. So Buy less and use less > Unsaturated fats are always preferred to saturated fats for a healthier and lower fat intake. > Choose fat- reduced brands whenever you can > Bake, steam, poach or grill rather than fry or roast > Choose lean cuts of meat and trim off extra fat before cooking > Reduce the amount of baked goodies and snack items that you buy, Pretzels and popcorn are lower fat alternatives to chips, cheese flavored snacks or corn chips. > Check food labels for the fat content of the foods you buy: So what is low and what is high? Total fat High: more than 20g of fat per 100g. Low: less than 3g of fat per 100g. Saturated fat High: more than 5g saturates per 100g. Low: less than 1.5g saturates per 100g.
Diet of lower fat intake is one of the main way to reduce fats, is/are there any other more effective way/s? Of course! Its Exercising!
Exercising for fat reduction > Reduction of fat in the body can be reduced the fastest through the combination of exercises and diets. > Exercises that make your heart start pumping and make you perspire are regarded as the best forms of quick fat reduction Like running, stair stepping, jumping, jogging and walking > Walking at a normal pace does not build up a sweat like the exercises mentioned will and hence it is essential to do brisk walking to lose fat in the body. > These exercises should be done every day and will help you to burn fat and keep your weight in check This can be done without dieting also but if you want quicker results and wish to retain a body that is free of fat deposits
Did you realize that both are important? They helped each other in a way or another. So do have a low fat diet and exercise regularly to reduce fats! Heres a video to liven you guys up! You guys do know about the biggest loser right. Its a Television show, It centers on overweight contestants attempting to lose weight to fight for a cash prize. Their goal isnt only for the money but mainly they needed help in losing weight desperately. Heres a video of Shay, one of the last few standing contestant of Biggest loser Season eight, youll be amazed how much can one lose just by pure healthy diet and intense workout. Heres the link for the site of the video, there will be 3 videos at the page click the second video.link