When I’m consulting with clients, most of them will trip out when I tell them that they have to eat fats! “But I’m trying to lose fat, that doesn’t make sense!” This is what I tell them.Fats are necessary for your body to stay balanced. Remember the saying, “Eat a balanced meal”? It’s true. Yes, there are situations where you want to adjust the percentages of your macronutrients – proteins, carbohydrates, fats – but for the most part, you want to eat a balanced meal at every meal. That means eating a protein, a carb, and YES, a fat!
Here’s a list of 4 HEALTHY FATS so you can include some fat in your meals and feel good about it!
- Full Fat Yogurt – Helps you to feel full longer. And you won’t add any sugar substitutes that are usually put into fat free yogurts.
- Natural Peanut Butter – High in UNSATURATED fats, which can help to improve the health of your heart. Also a good source of protein.
- Walnuts – Walnuts, and other types of nuts, can help you to feel fuller for longer periods of time. This helps you stay away from snacking so you can stay on target with your goals.
- Olive Oil – Contains a fatty acid that acts as an anti-inflammatory, which helps to prevent disease in the body.
Remember to eat all of these in moderation and INCLUDE them in your meals.
Make sure you sign up for an account on MY FITNESS PAL, so you can input and track what you are eating. It’s the first step in knowing what’s going into your body!
If you’d like to find out more how to tailer your meals to your requirements, sign-up for a Consultation with me and we can discuss it further.