Friendly Friday GOKI Readers, today's health tip is a very important one, since it concerns a topic that you are hearing about on a daily basis in relation to one's diet: FAT.
Now as you have probably heard over the years, fat comes in different forms, liquid and solid, good and bad.
Go ahead and read more.
 
April 8, 2011 Health Tip Of The Day

EMBRACE (GOOD) FAT

Fat is another macronutrient vital to a healthy diet. In fact, fat is a very concentrated source of energy, providing more than double the amount of calories in one gram of carbohydrate or protein. Fats are made up of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen molecules. The general term for fat found in food is triglyceride. We need moderate amounts of fat in our diets to perform important functions. Fat helps carry, absorb, and store the fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, and K) in your bloodstream. Without fat, these vitamins would not be able to nourish the body. a certain amount of body fat is needed to cushion your organs and protect them from injury and to supply insulation to help regulate body temperature.

As Always, To Your Health!

P.S.   Check out this informative video on this topic.   
 





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