Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Why Track Bad Fat Intake?

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Are you concerned about your cholesterol levels? If so, you have one more reason to track your bad fat on Bon'App.

According to the Harvard School of Public Health, for most people the biggest influences on blood cholesterol levels are fats and carbohydrates.

That means if you want to lower your cholesterol level you should be watching your bad fat intake!

For example, just 1 Tablespoon of butter has 7 grams of bad fat according to Bon’App.

1 Tablespoon of Butter
Use Bon’App to see how much bad fat you are eating everyday!

Bad Fat on Bon'App is the sum of saturated fat and trans fat.

Examples of foods high in bad fat are: red meat, dairy, baked goods, fried foods, stick margarine, shortening, and many processed foods

Examples of foods high in good fat are: vegetable oils, avocados, peanut butter, fatty fish, as well as most nuts and seeds.

What is your favorite good fat?

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