The Skinny On Fat
New Zealand Woman's Weekly|January 28, 2019
The Skinny On Fat

Turn Your Former Nemesis Into A Useful Friend.

Donna Fleming

Fat was once the bad guy when it came to food, but we now have a better understanding of the different types of fats and how they affect our bodies.

We actually need certain types of healthy fats in our diet and if you think you are doing a good thing by cutting down on all fats, you could be doing yourself a major disservice.

The two types we need are monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats (including omega-3 fatty acids). Here’s what happens if you don’t get enough ...

YOU ALWAYS FEEL HUNGRY

While eating plenty of protein and fibre in your diet can help you feel full, so too can getting adequate fat. Fat affects satiety, so if you find you often feel hungry even after eating a meal, it could be due to a lack of fat.

YOUR SKIN IS DRY

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January 28, 2019