This is an age-old advice to stay healthy
but the thing is, it's just so hard to follow.
Foods that are rich in fats and oils are too good to resist
and even just by the smell of them,
you can hardly wait to consume in large amounts.
Trans fat, also called trans-unsaturated fatty acids or trans fatty acids,
is a type of unsaturated fat
that occurs in small amounts in meat and milk fat.
It became widely produced as an unintentional byproduct
in the industrial processing of vegetable and fish oils
in the early 20th century for use in margarine
and later also in snack food, packaged baked goods,
and for frying fast food.
Consuming trans fats has been shown
to increase the risk of coronary artery disease in part
by raising levels of low-density lipoprotein
(LDL, often termed "bad cholesterol"),
lowering levels of high-density lipoprotein
(HDL, often termed "good cholesterol"),
increasing triglycerides in the bloodstream
and promoting systemic inflammation.
And the easiest way to remember to stay healthy
is to eat more fruits and vegetables that are fresh from the markets
and avoid foods that are canned or processed as much as possible
because they already contain preservatives to prolong shelf life
and artificial food additives which are not good for the body.
Lessen the meat in your diet or in your meals.
You can't do this right away but in the long run through practice.
Try using meat as a flavor in your dish
not as the main ingredient in your dish.
Just a cube of chicken, pork or beef meat
will make your vegetable dish already savory and flavorful.
The smell of the fried pork or beef maybe irresistible
but don't give in to that temptation easily.
Always remember your very own health all the time.
Or simply remember this:
The more meat you consume, the more fruits and vegetables too
to lessen the harm cause by eating meat.
To add to all those is to be active and avoid being sedentary
by engaging in exercise, zumba, workout, etc.
Make sure to move your muscles and sweat.
30 minutes a day is a good one to have
using weights and other exercise equipments
or you can simply walk around or jog around.
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