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Should I avoid fat because I don't want to get fat?

No. Some of your calories, around 25%, should come from healthy fats (nuts, seeds, plants oils and fish). Your body needs these fats to grow and maintain itself, including your brain and heart. Concentrate on getting healthy foods in the right amounts, and not on eliminating a group of foods or nutrients that your body needs.

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