THIS WEEK’S “ASK GILAD” BLOG

Question: Tell me about FAT in my diet.  Should I be trying to eliminate all of it?

Answer: Just hearing the word 'FAT' probably makes you shudder because fat has gotten a lot of bad press lately. We have all heard the warnings by now. Excess fat in our diets is blamed for arteriosclerosis, chronic heart disease, cancer, etc. But don't forget the fact that fat is also an important nutrient source for the body. Fat keeps you warm, lubricates your cells and helps your body absorb important vitamins and minerals.
Fat comes in saturated forms such as in butter and lard, and unsaturated forms such as plant oils. The saturated fats are the ones to watch especially carefully because they contain large amounts of cholesterol. Unsaturated fats have just as many calories as other fats but they do not contain cholesterol and they do provide us with an essential fatty acid, linoleic acid.
I suggest you do some more research about the specific fats you are consuming before eliminating all of them.

Have a question for Gilad? Click HERE and send it in! Gilad will choose one question each week to answer.

Find out more information about Gilad and his Fitness DVD's HERE.

By Collage Video | | Ask Gilad, exercise, fitness, goals, Healthy, practice, tips, Weekly Blog, Wellness | 0 comments
next post → ← previous post

Comments

Leave a comment

Stay in Touch

Information

210 W. Parkway, Suite 7, Pompton Plains, NJ 07444 ● © Collage Video ● Exercise Video Specialists ● Fitness Videos and Workout Videos ● 1-800-819-7111 / 201-464-4921 ● Collage@CollageVideo.com

From Our Blog

  • IMPORTANT: Your 2018 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

    Attention Collage Video Customers:  Getting orders out on time this holiday season (and always!) is crucial for both you, and us.  This time of year we experience high volumes of orders, so we urge you to err on the side of caution,... read more

  • National Day of Mourning - Postal Service Closed Tomorrow, December 5th 2018

    Attention Collage Video Customers:  The USPS will limit its service on Wednesday, December 5th, as it observes a National Day of Mourning.  For more details, please follow the link:  https://www.usps.com/national-day-of-mourning/welcome.htm If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via... read more

  • Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Hours 2018

    Dear Collage Video Customers: Just a quick note to inform you of Collage Video's schedule for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend: Our phone and e-mail will close at 2:00 pm (Eastern) on Wednesday, November 21 and resume at 9:00 am on Monday,... read more