Fat is very important in your diet.
Best fat choices.
- Macadamia nuts
- Olive oil
- Canola oil
- Peanut butter – unbleached, unsalted
- Almond butter – unbleached, unsalted
Fat is big zero when it comes to insulin stimulation, so eating fat will not cause your body to store more fat. For this to understand, you have to be thinking hormonally, not calorically.
Fat slows down the entry of carbohydrates into the bloodstream and with that prevents overproduction of insulin.
You need to eat fat to loose fat.
Your body stores fat, when the insulin levels are high.
The slower the rate that carbohydrates enter the bloodstream, the lower the insulin production.
And the lower the insulin levels, the more likely you are to release stored body fat for energy.
Fat also causes the release of the hormone cholecystokinin from the stomach. Cholecystokinin goes directly to the brain to say “STOP EATING.”
What type of fat should you eat?
The answer is monounsaturated fat. Excellent sources of monounsaturated fat are nuts, avocado, olive oil, canola oil.
Add a little bit of fat to every meal.
Use a little bit of fat like table spoon of olive oil, few nuts or avocado with every meal. You will not get fat from this. You will get leaner.
If you are already very lean, don’t be afraid to add some more good fat into your meal for better health and performance.
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