When you go in the grocery store, you can’t escape the low-fat and fat-free messages on food packages. The messages are only right in part; too much of the wrong kind of fat is dangerous to your health. A cinnamon bun sporting fifty-seven grams of fat, for instance, is obviously not a wise choice.
But not all fats are bad. Some fats are just as important as protein and carbohydrates. It doesn’t take much of them, but without them, your body wouldn’t be able to function, so it’s important to become a savvy consumer of fats. Learn which fats you need and which ones you don’t, and where to find each of them. more→