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Ditching the 'fat-free' and 'non-fat' craze

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  • Not all fats are created equal
  • You need to take in fat to shed fat

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Ditching the 'fat-free' and 'non-fat' craze

For decades, we were led to believe that if you don't want to be fat, then don't eat fat. So, many of us grabbed the "non-fat" and "low-fat" and "fat-free" versions of food. Now, we're told we should eat fat, but only certain types. Are you confused and frustrated? So are we.

So Mike Galanos talked to fitness expert Mark MacDonald to help us sort this all out.

 

Mark's thoughts

Quick-fix diets, miracle supplements and "life-changing" cleanses are perfect examples of how marketers attempt to bamboozle us every day.  Now you can add the infamous “fat-free" craze to the marketing deception.  For decades, people have been told to avoid fat, thinking little to no fat intake was a good thing. But brand new research backs up what many of us have known for years: fat is your friend.  The truth is, you must EAT fat to BURN fat!

That’s why “fat-free” foods are actually unhealthy for you. But remember, not all fats are created equal. Here, I break down which fats are better for you and how much you need.

As my buddy and host of Mike Galanos says, it's time we cut the horns off the devil known as fat!
 

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