We all have a problem with fat. Actually, most of us have two problems with fat. I’m sure you are familiar with the first problem – that our bodies overproduce fat. Statistically speaking, most Australians just need to look down at their waistline to see how big the problem is for them – Australia now leads the world in obesity.
So the first problem is that we tend to put on weight. To help our friends and family take simple steps to reduce the size of their waistline over the course of 2012, the Savvy team have a “One Ton Challenge” (so make sure you find out more about that).
But the second problem, and you probably don’t realize it, is that you aren’t getting enough “good fat” in your diet. This is often a contributing factor to the first. Is ‘Stay away from fats!’ ringing in your ears? This used to be the ‘classic’ saying that you’ve heard from weight loss ‘experts’ over the years. You’ve probably lost out on the health and weight loss benefits of many ‘good fats’ because you’ve believed in the misconceptions surrounding this topic.
Are you thinking – there really is no such thing as good fat? Well there really is. Read More