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What Is a Low Fat Diet?

Many people think that to lose weight, the less fat you consume, the faster you lose weight. While it is good to avoid excessive fat in your diet, a healthy diet needs to have some fat in it. It is important to know that dietary fat is needed for good health, as fats supply energy and essential fatty acids, in addition to supplying fat-soluble vitamins such as A, D, E, and K. It is also important to know the difference between bad fat which you need to avoid and good fat which helps you stay healthy.

Definition of a Low Fat Diet

According to the US Department of Agriculture or USDA, a low-fat diet, as the name implies, is a diet that consists of little fat, especially saturated fat and cholesterol, which is thought to lead to increased blood cholesterol levels and heart disease risk.

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What Is a Healthy Diet?

What is a Healthy Diet?” is a loaded question. In the past, it would have been difficult to answer this question but nowadays there are enough science, evidence, studies and researches behind explanations of what a healthy diet is.

Definition of healthy diet

If you have been reading a lot of resources online, you will see that most people have the definition of what a healthy diet is as a diet low in fat and consisting of lots of fruits, vegetables and fibers as well as other added nutrients. However the most basic definition of a healthy diet is the diet that after you eat, you feel well. In another word, a healthy diet is the diet that makes you:

  • not having to go to the doctors or hospitals
  • immune to diseases and illnesses
  • never get sick
  • feel energized
  • feel younger
  • look younger (be...
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