The Myth Of ‘Low Fat’ Food
- Our bodies specifically need healthy fat
- Low fat is not always healthy
- Lipid profile should be monitored regularly
Many processed foods are labelled as Low Fat, right from your favourite chips to low fat yoghurt and ice cream. But are these ‘low fat’ foods actually a healthier alternative?
Here is what goes in to making Low Fat foods.
• Artificial colors and sweeteners
• Added flavors
• Added sugar and salt
• Brown rice syrup
• Evaporated cane juice
• High fructose Corn Syrup
Periodically monitoring your lipid profile gives you an overall assessment of fat and helps you control your health better.