For quite a while, we thought avocados were useful for little more than instant guac and a not too bad California burger occasionally. In any case, these little wholesome hand grenades were explosively affecting our eating methodologies for all that time. In what manner or capacity?
However, a reconsideration of that examination has demonstrated that they raise HDL (great) cholesterol the same amount of, if not all the more, shielding the body from undesirable cholesterol levels and coronary illness. Latest research shows that we don’t have to demonize one nutrient or the other, but just take care of our overall nutrition range, equilibrium and immune system protocol.
In fact, if you are on a cutting cycle to get shredded or lose those pounds you gained during long and cold winter acting like a couch-potato, you have to start loving and indulging in both monounsaturated (MUFA) and polyunsaturated (PUFA).
Ok, got it, I heard you say, but why is that?
Gods nutrition, as we call it (fish, seeds, nuts, leafy vegetables, olive oil, and of course, avocados) are full of top quality nutrients. They remove LDL cholesterol from arteries, help the heart keep up the pace over the years, and help you burn fat massively without cutting calories.
All reputable sources, including the British Journal of Nutrition, declare that test participants consuming the most unsaturated fatty acids have lower body-mass indexes and less abdominal fat than the opposite group.
Not so far ago, the misunderstanding and misinformation, created a marketing monster: all main brands started producing and advertising low-fat or zero-fat food and nutrition products and consumer followed churning down everything with a mere 1% fat content. It’s healthy, right?
Totally, extremely wrong. Aside from depriving our bodies of an essential nutrient, low- and no-fat diet movements have skyrocketed obesity rates. Ready to know the reason?
Fat provides the main aspect of the foods we love: Taste. Instead of fat, manufacturers had to load the foods with sugar and salt, which are nutrient-free, to increase flavor. And sugar and salt are the real enemies. They cause obesity and adrenal chronic fatigue, other than bones and joints diseases.
Burn, fatty, burn
Carbohydrates, protein, and fat are the body three main macronutrients for energy: A gram of fat packs more than twice the energy of a gram of the other two. No fat, no calories to burn, no fule for your car.
Moreover, subcutaneous fat (belly, hips, gluteus, etc) is burn quicker when more fat is consumed.
Satisfy me, you fatty thing!
Being not so easy to digest, fat remains in your digestive system longer, causing you the feeling of satisfaction and helping you avoid getting hungry again.
The result? More weight lost.
The happiness factor with fat.
Yummy yummy food! Yes, it makes you happier than excessive dieting and forcing yourself on a very low caloric regime (not good for your health).
Major universities research shows that our taste buds can detect fat in food, which helps explain why low-fat foods don’t curb our fat cravings.
Building those muscles with the help of fat
Eating good fats along with an effective exercise program can increase muscle. Previous studies have found that omega-3 fatty acids stimulate muscle protein synthesis in older adults and can mediate muscle mass loss due to aging.
Numerous nutrients including vitamins A, D, E, and K are fat-dissolvable, implying that the body can’t retain them without fat. On the off chance that your body isn’t retaining supplements appropriately, that can prompt vitamin lacks and expedite dry skin, visual deficiency, weak bones, muscle torments, and unusual blood thickening.
These vitamins are likewise key for proper vitality, attention, and muscle wellbeing, all of which add to a solid weight. Vitamin E, for instance, is a capable cell reinforcement and keeps up your digestion, while the body’s levels of vitamin D predicts its capacity to lose fat, particularly in abs.
So while you can heap your serving of mixed greens high with supplement rich spinach, tomatoes and carrots, you truly need to thank the olive oil for sending the plate of mixed greens’ vitamins your way.