Archive for the ‘Saturated Fats’ Category
Whenever we talk about health, saturated fat is the biggest concern to us because it is closely related to cardiovascular disease, hypercholesterolemia, overweight and obesity.
What are they and what food is saturated fat?
Saturated fats generally are those that come from the animal kingdom, except for oily fish (which are unsaturated and very healthy for the body).
They are called saturated because its composition each carbon atom joins the maximum number of hydrogen atoms. As an example we mention the butter, cream, tallow, poultry skin, etc.
The consumption of any type of fat should be regulated to maintain a healthy weight and adequate.
Information is the key to know that fats should be included in the diet to be beneficial and those to avoid and to distinguish in order to reduce the risk of certain diseases.
On the other hand, the consumption of any type of fat should be regulated to maintain a healthy weight and proper, as obesity and overweight are associated with increased risk of developing diseases such as diabetes or cancer. Read the rest of this entry »