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Which fats should I eat to avoid feeling tired?

If you’re tired, you could be eating the wrong kind of fats, namely saturated or trans fats. These unhealthy fats are stored in the body rather than being utilized right away. Coconut oil and palm kernel oil are special-exception saturated oils that break down immediately in the liver and are transported to the brain to be used as fuel.
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Fats

At 9 calories per gram, fats can add up quickly in your diet, yet experts recommend that you get only 7% of your calorie intake from fat. Fats also affect your cholesterol, and there are both good and bad fats. The best kind of fa...

ts are called unsaturated fats, and can be found in oils like olive and canola oils, nuts and seeds. These fats can help your body get rid of cholesterol. Saturated fats often have had hydrogen added to them to make them more solid. Other saturated fats are found in cream, butter and meats. They can raise your blood cholesterol. Its wise to learn which is which and check nutrition labels to make proper choices.
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