Hungry all the time, yet bored with your food choices? Lost a few pounds but now the scale won’t budge? You may need to eat more fat. The key is choosing healthy options and using smart portioning since fat calories add up quickly. Once-forbidden foods like bacon and chocolate are now an option again.
By Carolyn Williams, Ph.D., R.D.
The Case for Full-Fat Foods
Coming off two decades of being brainwashed that “fat-free” and “low-fat” were the only way to eat for optimal health and weight loss, this may seem a bit confusing. But, adding this necessary nutrient (in moderation, of course) may actually help weight loss efforts by reducing hunger and cravings and increasing satiety. Here’s how you can add fat to your diet along with tricks to make sure you don’t overdo it.