As I have written before, fat is not bad and many people have a phobia about it. It is needed, and even helps with maintaining the proper function of insulin and a good heartbeat.
Here is a good post by a North Carolina personal trainer and author Darvis Simms. Isn't it great how the Internet connects us? http://personaltrainersunited.com/all-about-fat/
Disclaimer: None of the above information can be taken as a substitute for advice from a medical professional such as a physician.
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