Sugar is also highly addictive, which leads to overconsumption. Many studies have also linked sugar to an increase in cholesterol and heart disease. Fat does contain more calories per gram than protein and carbohydrates, so eating too much of it will contribute to more of your daily caloric intake. But fat is essential for our health.
“The right fats can improve your mood, skin, hair and nails, while protecting you against Type 2 diabetes, dementia, cancer and much more,” says Dr. Mark Hyman.
#1 fat to avoid is .
Trans-fat, also known as partially hydrogenated oil. Trans-fats are mostly found in packaged processed foods like cakes, cookies, chips, muffins and snacks, and can also be found in peanut butters.
The good fat that helps burn bad fat is MCT (medium chain triglyceride), which is found in coconut oil.
Also, include these other healthy sources of fat into your diet to stay thin: