Sources Of Fats

 Sources Of Fats can be divided into two types, animal fat and vegetarian fat.   this is  a brief description for each one.

 Vegetarian Sources Of Fats:

1. Vegetables. Vegetables that contain fats (with the exception of coconuts) are are good sources of fats. Avocados and olives are two good examples.

2. Vegetable Spreads. Vegetable spreads can be used as substitutes for butter and margarine. Unlike butter, they contain little saturated fat and unlike margarine are not made from hydrogenated oils and are therefore free of trans fat. They’re made from vegetables oils which have some positive health effects.

3. Oils. Olive and canola oils are rich in unsaturated fats. They Sources Of Fatsare great substitutes to use for butter while cooking and add their own unique flavor to foods.

4. Nuts. Nuts contain high amounts of monounsaturated fats which have been shown to protect against cardiovascular disease. Nuts can be used as  great snacks which will help you get to your next meal without  eating  junk foods such as potato chips or doughnuts. Peanut butter also contains healthy fats.

Animal  Sources Of Fats:

1.Animal fat extracted from the fat of the animal, such as: sheep, cow, camel … and others.

2. Fish. Fish are rich in unsaturated fats. They also contain omega 3 fatty acids which are heart healthy. Fish are a great substitute to meats such as beef and pork that are high in unhealthy, saturated fats.

So why we need to know more about  the types of  Fats in our diet?

Fat is a key factor when you want to do diet. Without fat, we can not live properly, so you must take that into account when you compliance on diet, We need to know their health benefits, health hazards, we have to know the amounts to be taken in our daily diet and which type of fats should be taken and  from which Sources Of Fats.



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