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    Fats and proteins for a Healthy diet

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    When you are going on a diet, is it best to eliminate fats completely and increase proteins?

    What are some benefits that unsaturated fats and proteins provide when included in a balanced diet?

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    When you say diet, that is a very broad term. In Jorge E. Chavarro's new diet book (2008, McGraw Hill), it is noted that whole milk may actually be better for healthy hormone balance in both men and women, whereas lowfat and nonfat actually retain the worst parts of the milk and elimininate the 'good stuff.' Fats, generally are necessary for healthy body functioning and completely eliminating is actually a bad thing. Increasing protein for some people is a good ...

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    Practical and scientifically sound approaches to losing weight and maintaining a healthy diet, with inclusion of fat and protein are discussed.