Can we make fats our friend?Fat! It is one of the three main types of food, other two being carbohydrate and protein. But nowadays, health-conscious people don't even want to pronounce this word. According to most of the people, fat is very harmful and we must avoid food-items which are rich in fats. But is it true? Is fat so harmful? Can't we make fats our friend?
Nutritionists say there are two types of fats. Good fats and bad fats. Good fats are good for our health. Healthy fats fill us up faster than refined starches and keep us feeling full for a longer period. Various studies have shown that consuming healthy fats can positively impact insulin levels, and reduce Type 2 diabetes risk. But what are good fats? How can we make fats our friend? What are the easiest ways?
Let us replace our butter with ghee, or replace our refined cooking oil with coconut oil. Let us avoid red meat and start taking fish instead. These three simple steps would help us to cut down bad fats and increase the intake of good fats.
Are these steps so difficult? Why don't we try these for at least one month?