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Fat Freak-Out: Can Eating Butter and Avocados Ruin My Diet Plans to Lose Weight?

It is no secret that our society shuns fat in any and all diet plans to lose weight. The low-fat craze took us all by storm in the 80's and 90's and is still holding strong in some dieters' minds. This is why healthy fats, like those found in avocado, are sometimes put on the "do not eat" list by default.

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Fat Freak-Out: Can Eating Butter and Avocados Ruin My Diet Plans to Lose Weight?

However, truth be told, the overwhelming misunderstanding about fat is staggering and needs to be explained. If your goal is to lose weight, then discovering what is healthy fat and unhealthy fat will be a key component to those efforts. The common question is this, "why would you want to consume fat if you are trying to shed it?" The good news for you is that in order for your body to function properly and to metabolize calories correctly, you must consume certain fats click here to continue reading full this article.

Are Fat Calories Good or Bad: What Fat Calories Should Be on your Grocery List?

Fat calories can be good and bad, you just have to be able to identify the difference. First, you need to avoid bad fat calories - those that can add to high cholesterol, heart disease, and obesity - which are typically found in partially hydrogenated or hydrogenated oil. These oils are found in a wide range of processed and packaged foods, from cookies to pretzels to microwave popcorn, so you need to become a diligent label reader to identify which foods have these bad fat calories and which don't click here to continue reading full this article.

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