Simple, Science-Backed Diet Tips To Lose Weight

Don’t Avoid Fat; Avoid Unhealthy Fats

Contrary to popular belief, not all fat is unhealthy. Healthy fats– also called monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats– can boost weight loss. A study by the American Diabetes Association concluded that eating healthy fats can enhance heart health and lower weight.

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That said, unhealthy fats should be avoided. The main culprit is trans fat. According to researchers from Uppsala University, saturated fat tends to prevent weight gain, while trans fats promote it. Avoid artificial fats and instead eat healthy fats like avocado, cheese, whole eggs, nuts, and fish.