Good fats and their role in our diet

Good fats and their role in our diet Despina Palamas Clinical Dietitian / Nutritionist Fat is one of the main constituents of macronutrients. One gram of fat yields 9kcal, making it the most energy-intensive ingredient in the diet. Carbohydrates and proteins from 4 calories per gram. Unsaturated fatty acids Good fats are called unsaturated fats…

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Heart patients and the olive oil in their diet

Heart patients and the olive oil in their diet Cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death worldwide, can be prevented in largely with a healthy lifestyle. The current recommendations underline the importance of dietary standards including healthy sources dietary fats, such as those high in unsaturated fats and low in saturated fat. The cardioprotective properties…

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