NUTRITION

Carbs Make You Fat and Other Myths - Myth 3

By Michele C. Hollow @michelechollow
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October 24, 2016

Low fat foods are better for you

“Without fat, the human body is unable to absorb a large percentage of the nutrients needed to survive,” said Alannah DiBona, a nutritionist and wellness counselor. “The right fats in the proper amounts can actually aid in weight loss and cholesterol management.” (A few good fats include peanut butter and other nuts, avocados, and olives.)

 

 

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Updated:  

April 09, 2020

Reviewed By:  

Janet O’Dell, RN