When it comes to the fats, both bad and good, you have to make sure you are getting the right amount
of the right ones. You also have to know what fats are good and what fats are bad. Saturated Fats are
fats that are often found in fatty foods like cheeseburgers and baked potatoes. These are often
overlooked because most people do not know what to look for when they are on a diet. Another
problem is when they overlook another harsh fat, Trans fat. Trans fat is also known as ...view middle of the document...
These oils are bad for the heart and need to be limited as much as possible.
On the other hand there are also two good fats that also complement the fat family. These two fats are
Mono-saturated fats. This is a fat that is found in things like canola oil and other vegetable oils. This fat
as well as poly-saturated fat are known as heart helpers and can help bring down bad LDL levels. Poly-
saturated fats are also known for having a good level of omega 3 and omega 6 which are needed to help
brain function. However these fats have both good and bad qualities it is also smart to eat in
There are also other nutrients that are needed within the body, such as fiber and lipids, these are
needed in the aide of digestion. This is needed to move the digested food through the body and out the
colon and exiting the anus.
There are sources of dietary fibers that many people pass up or do not get enough of. These fibers are
found in beans, whole grains. oat bran, whole grains. fruits, and vegetables. Now many people know
that oats are a good source of fiber but often skip over them simply because oats are more thought of as
a breakfast food and many Americans skip breakfast. However food companies are now making oat and
bran bars that we can carry with us to work and during our busy lives.