A beautiful, healthy body needs a healthy diet and nutrition. After spending years adjusting to the body you were born with, it is important to begin learning how the body can intake both negative and positive body fat. We should also know our health and strive to maintain a healthy body. Since women and men are indifferent to body types, they carry different absorption of body fat. A woman can give more body fat and be less affected than men. The female body needs more fat than males mainly because of ovulation. That leaves me with the question – how much body fat does a human body need daily? Although male and female bodies are different, and they intake different amounts of fat, majority of human bodies are recommended a 20 to 30 percent fat intake. This article outlines five foods to avoid, to reduce body fat and maintain a healthy body
Food low in fat
If you want to reduce belly fat, which is the area of the body most people have a problem in reducing, it is best to avoid low-fat foods. Some might think because the food is low in fat it is good to eat and brings little body fat to the body. That is not the case. Just because the food is low in fat does not mean it is low in calories. The body only needs a certain amount of body fat; therefore, it is important to take precautions regarding the amount of fat entering the body. Keep in mind that food labeled low-fat are the main food you need to be careful about. To ensure your body doesn’t intake too much fat per day here are a few tips to assist eliminating confusion.
Try to avoid taking a lot of foods like salad dressings, fat-free cream cheese, mayonnaise, cottage cheese, milk and margarine. These foods are not actually considered low-fat because they do not meet the 30% cutoff number of calories to be regarded as low-fat. To understand the quantity of fat one must also understand the type of fat that is also important. Certain fats which the body intakes from whole food like sunflower seeds, nuts and fish mixed with oil are essential for a healthy diet.
Everybody has heard the saying ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away.’ Not only does an apple keep the doctor away it also helps the body reduce fat. The apple’s skin supports the body with weight reduction because it has pectin that helps the body absorb fat. When the apple assists the body to release fat, the fat is the binding property that is deposited after absorption of fat cells.
Hard boiled eggs have fatty acids and proteins mixed that burns off fat. The inside of the hard-boiled egg called yolk is high in cholesterol but it not something to be stressed about
Salty foods and Fast Food
Food that is high in sodium like potato chips, cured cold cut, canned soup, pretzels, pasta and frozen pizza can influence body fat ratio because they are foods from salty sources that consist of high sodium and calories. Foods high in sodium are risk factors that drive up the blood pressure.
If you are a person, who loves to eat out, you never know how much salt and sodium is in the food you order. The best thing to do when eating out to reduce salt risk is to order low-sodium food. Another helpful tip is to ask the waiter/waitress to recommend items from the menu that has low sodium. Even if an item is listed as low sodium does not mean it is low in salt. Be aware that the item may be low sodium but may be very high in salt.