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Healthy Fat Intake
March 15, 2010, 4:56 pm
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Healthy Fat Intake

This information is aimed at helping you to reduce your fat intake.  The average individual
eats too much fat, a factor that’s linked to a variety of health problems, including cancer.
Diets that are high in fat are associated with breast and colon cancer, with some studies
linking high fat to prostate cancer as well.

A majority of people can bring their fat intakes down to a healthy range by making a few adjustments
in the way they shop, cook, and prepare the foods they eat.

Now days, it’s getting easier and easier to control the amount of fat you consume.  The fat content of
foods are now available through the nutrition label and through brochures distributed by food companies
and even fast food restaurants. See for tips how to read the nutrition labels on food this Blog Food Labels, How to read them!

You can use this information on nutrition to choose lower fat foods by comparing products and food
brands.  Once you have a rough idea of what a healthy intake of fat is, you’ll know what you can and what
you can’t have.

From day to day, the amount of fat you eat will vary.  Some meals and some days will be higher in
fat than others.  Even high fat meals can be kept in line with healthy eating as long as you balance
those days accordingly.  The average fat intake over the course of weeks and months is important, not the
fat intake of every meal and food you consume.

Younger adults and high active adults who have higher calorie needs can probably eat a little more
fat.  Older adults and those that aren’t very active should aim for a lower fat intake.  This way, you
can control your fat intake and avoid the many problems that fat is associated with.

In conclusion everybody needs also fat substances in their daily diet, which fats and how much depends on the person. Things which have to be taken in consideration is your weight, what kind of foods do you fancy and how much of these are you consuming. Everything you eat with too much in front of it, is not good. Have great and healthy day, if you want any extra information concerning healthy eating please do not hestitate to contact me

Have an OUTSTANDING and healthy day,



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