Eat more fat for fat loss?
Fat loss, personal trainer, JM Fitness
Its been just over a month since I said I would increase my quality fat intake.
The reason being to see if doing so would make me fatter or would it make me leaner?
Now I must stress that the only change to my diet in the past month has been to eat more quality fats such as almonds, pistachios and walnuts. This way the test can be accurate.
I started off with eating 28grams a day of almonds or any other nuts you like( They MUST be unsalted, un roasted, just pure nuts), then I gradually increased to eating nuts whenever I wanted really. So when I was a little hungry I just got a handful and had a little snack.
I do have two set times to eat my nuts though, 28grams a time and these are for breakfast and then two hours latter. Then as I say I will just snack on them whenever I want.
Nuts make you leaner! That’s right increasing the amount of quality fat intake in your diet makes you lose more body fat!! Nuts contain EFA’s ( essential fatty acids) that breakdown fat in the body. Fat attacking fat? Crazy but it works.
So avoid snacking on high carbohydrate foods like chocolate, sweets and cakes when you feel hungry as these make you fat and low on energy. Eat nuts instead to make you leaner and more energised.