WEEK 4 DQ 1 - an important and necessary part of a healthy...

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WEEK 4 DQ 1 It is true that there are diets out there that require no fat at all. I do not believe this is a smart choice in a so called healthy diet. The problem is so many people are choosing the wrong kind of fat intake. Having a diet that incorporates unsaturated fats and proteins has many benefits for the body. Lowing blood pressure or bad cholesterol, lowered triglycerides, raised good HDL or good cholesterol are some of those advantages. Another advantage of having good fats in a diet is extra energy to burn. This energy is crucial when performing exercises to stay in shape. Unless you have been prescribed a therapeutic diet, fat-free isn't the way to be. Fat is
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Unformatted text preview: an important and necessary part of a healthy diet. One of the most important functions of fat is its role in aiding the absorption of fat-soluble Vitamins A, E, D, and K. Without fat, your body can't use these vitamins to unlock their health benefits. Though protein foods will make you feel full for the longest, fat follows closely behind. A meal with a bit of fat and protein can help you feel full and take your mind off food, ultimately giving you greater control over the amount of calories you eat....
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2012 for the course SCI 241 241 taught by Professor Donna during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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