Saturated And Unsaturated Fats - List Of Food
One of the topics that have been discussed by the experts in health,
nutrition, and diets, is related with which are the healthy fats for humans,
that also have nutritional properties to help in the weight loss
programs and diets.
Usually the magazines and media ads offer a variety of food free of saturated fat and
containing omega 3, but a simple reasoning tells us that it is best to
know which are the foods that contain fats that our body needs to
function properly, and that have the ability to speed up our metabolism, help
us in burning fat, and maintain our muscle mass.
Basically fats are divided into saturated and unsaturated.
Saturated fats are of animal origin and are found mainly in meats and
some oils. Unsaturated fats, are present in vegetables, cereals,
grains, seeds, and some fish with omega-3 content .
It is clear that the two kinds of fats should be consumed in the
diet of a healthy person, but the saturated fats should be consumed
with moderation to avoid high cholesterol, and cardiovascular disease.
Unsaturated fats are those that really can be consumed freely and
have the ability to contribute to our wellbeing. Always remember
that these fats have cleansing properties because they have the
ability to eliminate
triglycerides, and the potential to keep our blood pressure stable.
These foods containing unsaturated fats also have the quality to
increase the basal metabolic rate, because the body has to spend some
extra calories in the digestion of these fats.
Let's see what foods contain these types of fats.
Fatty meats , sausages , eggs, milk , butter, refined flour ,
pastries , sardines, sweet sugars.
Dried Fruits, vegetable oils , whole grains, legumes, whole grains ,
seeds , fish , olives.
All medical recommendations are worthy of note, but it is
also true that with moderation, we can eat all
kinds of food, maintaining our health and the proper weight during
our whole life.