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The Lowdown on Low Fat

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When you have made a weight loss goal, it seems like you will do anything to get rid of fat. Am I right? I know, because I too have been there, staring at food labels with “low fat,” “sugar-free,” and other lies printed on the carton. Yes, that is right. Low fat is a lie that needs to be avoided at all costs.

Let me explain why low fat is not necessarily your healthiest option:

 “Low-fat” and “fat-free” foods are traps

Long ago, when the food industry started seeing the waistlines of people increasing and the demand for healthier options growing, they took out their chemistry sets and decided to whip up goodies that look and taste like their full fat counterparts but with more healthy looking labels.

Sadly, this brought about the invention of hydrogenated fats and oils—the ingredients where trans fats lurk.

Another harrowing detail is that, if you look at the ingredients of “low-fat” foods, you will find the presence of sugar alcohols, syrups, and other things that boosts the sugar content without lowering the calories in the slightest. Oh, and do not ignore the excess of salt either.

Now, you do not have to be a nutrition whiz to understand that when you have an excess of something in the body, the body converts it into fat for later. It does not matter if that excess is protein, carbohydrates, fat, sugar, or fat-soluble vitamins. So, even if the food is devoid of fat, you are still going to gain weight from too much sugar.

And all the extra sodium and nitrites floating around your system will induce heart problems.

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Real Life Example

Next time you are at the grocery store and have accessed to pre packaged baked goods, like muffins, do me a favor and pick up the low fat version and the regular version for a quick comparison.

For example, I found a low fat cranberry and orange muffin the other day that was 300 calories. The regular muffin had 400 calories. But, the sugar content of the low fat muffin was 38 grams compared to the other one which was 30 grams. The “reduced fat” muffin had high fructose corn syrup, shortening, and about 150 more milligrams of sodium too.

I nearly dropped the muffins in shock.

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Think About Good Fat

It may seem counterintuitive, but the body needs fat to lose fat. You cannot rid yourself completely of fat, because it is essential to a healthy system. But you can be smart about the fat you eat.

Good fats, known as MUFAs, PUFAs, and omega 3 and 6 fatty acids, maintain blood vessels, aid the nervous and endocrine system in proper functioning, and help with vitamin absorption.

Sources of good fat include:

  • Nuts and seeds like almonds.
  • Avocado and avocado oil
  • Coconut and coconut oil (in moderate amounts)
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Dark chocolate
  • Chia and flax seeds
  • Cheese

Simply put, if you want baked goods, make them at home. Add in healthy fat alternatives, like avocado and EVOO to satisfy your sweet tooth while upping the nutrition. And always remember, just because something sounds healthy does not mean it is. Chemicals and other toxic substitutes will only harm you in the end.

Shop wisely, live healthily! Did you know al this?

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You Are Your Own Superhero

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Life has been tough. Really, it has been for me. I have learned to lean on people but most importantly, I have also learned to stand alone and to look after myself and not always depend on others to take care of myself.

You, yes you, You Are Beautiful

SuperHero Code: Stop waiting for others

I have faith in people but I choose to be prepared to rescue myself from any mess, just in case no one shows up. I have been failed by people before and I have received huge crowd letdown before and I know what it means for me not to be there for myself. I don’t wait around for other people to encourage me. I find my motivation because I am my own first superhero and I will not let myself down.

  • I motivate myself.
  • I roll up my sleeves to work hard.
  • I rise to any challenge that comes my way.
  • If I don’t take care of myself, who will?
  • My tears will call ‘pity-parties around me but my sweat will call celebrations around me.

Emotions are contagious! 

SuperHero Honor: I don’t push my responsibilities to others

I don’t allow myself to get to the point where I leave the responsibility of my life to others. I want to take the bulls of life by the horn and have a good life. It is my responsibility to discipline myself. It is also my responsibility to make sure that I improve myself in every way that I can. When I mess up, I clean it up myself and learn from my mistakes. I am responsible for setting my goals and I am responsible for achieving them or for failing to achieve them. Superheroes never push responsibilities. They roll up their sleeves and work.

  • When it comes to my issue, the choice is always mine.
  • Nobody should have to clean up my mess, I am an adult now.
  • Nobody owes me anything really.

 

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SuperHero Drills: I look after myself as a routine

This is very important to me; as it is often said, ‘looking good is good business. I make sure I eat organic and natural as much as I can. My skincare therapy is at the top of my priorities and I don’t hesitate to use natural remedies to deal with any skincare defects. I work out as a routine to help me keep fit and to burn some fat in a natural way.

  • Looking good is good business, I am responsible for my looks.
  • Organic is always more beautiful.
  • These routines have become the backbone of success and the engine rooms of greatness.

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SuperHero Power-ups: I stay Natural

As much as possible, I stay natural and organic. I always prefer the option of natural remedies to artificial ones. I am a living proof that organic is beautiful. I eat natural, I use organic cosmetics, and I prefer to dress natural. As much as possible, I avoid junk food and I drink water or fresh juice. This keeps my metabolism excellent and more effective.

  • Natural is healthier.
  • Natural is more convenient.
  • Natural is more beautiful.
  • Natural is always stronger.

SuperHero Special Weapons: My skincare Passion

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Every superhero has his own special weapon, my skincare passion is mine. I treat my skin like a queen and lavish it with the attention it deserves. I only use the best of natural and organic skincare products and methods.

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So are you a SuperHero? I know you are! 😉

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