02.02.2011 28.Shevat, 5771
Healthy Eating: The skinny on fats
The good, the bad and just plain evil: Not all fats are created equally. Find out which are beneficial and which can make one fat.
Of the three macronutrients (carbohydrates, fats and proteins) fats are generally cast as the villain of the group – often attributed with weight gain and an endless list of health problems. We know protein builds, maintains and repairs our cells and that carbs give us energy. However, most people remain in the dark about the many vital functions fat plays in our bodies. Instead it is often viewed as the macronutrient to avoid at all costs – with low fat diets and foods popping up everywhere in recent years….