Fat reduction in our diet becomes
more of an issue each day - as America gets... FATTER.
Jeez, that didn't sound too good! But that's the
truth. There are so much fat content in our diet
that fat reduction can no longer be ignored. Cheese,
margarine, and butter - all are loaded with fat.
What's a better way to reduce fat than get rid of
Good question, simple solution, but
it's easier said than done. Fat reduction isn't
quite easy when majority of the population loves
to eat fatty food.
Did you know: we are currently
dinning out in restaurants 3 to 4 times a week!
And each restaurant meal contains 1,000 to 2,000
calories - as much as our recommended daily intake!
What's more, these meals contain at least 50 to
100 grams of fat!
But all is not lost, here are 10
great tips on fat reduction, and following a healthier
diet (in no particular order):
Replace butter, margarine, and
hard fats with low fat spreads, or polyunsaturated
margarine. Tip: for toasts and sandwiches, replace
the butter, margarine with reduced sugar jams
When cooking meat, always trim
away visible fat and skin.
Cut down your intake of high fat
red meats, and eat more lean white meats such
as fish and chicken.
Use tofu and beans as an alternative
source of protein.
Steaming is one of the most healthy
ways to cook vegetables, chicken, and fish.
Use different types of spices
and seasonings to spice up your low fat recipes
and diet. Fat reduced foods don't have to taste
Use skimmed milk instead of full
When roasting or grilling meat,
place on a rack to allow the fat to drain.
Eat out less often, and eat home
cooked meals more. It's not only healthier, it
saves you money.
Everyone should know this - exercising
regularly and eating a healthy, low fat diet is
the best methods to fat reduction. Not through
some fat burning pill or fat reducing miracle.
It's just good, common sense.
Follow these 10 tips, and you're already
ahead of majority of the population. These tips
are an excellent start to fat reduction in your
diet, and to lead a healthier, happier life. Find
out more about eating low fat foods, healthy and
delicious diets, click here.
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