Back To Basics, Fat Is Making A Comeback

CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) –  As more people move away from processed food they are rediscovering full-fat basics.

Leslie Ivarson is a personal trainer. She tries to make healthy food choices for herself and her family.

“What you’re putting in your mouth is really important” she said.

Leslie eats healthy by including healthy fat in her diet.

“I eat a lot, but the stuff I eat is real food,” she explained.

Healthy fats are mono and poly-unsaturated fats. They are found in foods like olive oil and nuts. Some research suggests that dairy fats may also help with weight loss, because they make you feel full.

Libby Mills is a registered dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She applauds the shift towards fuller fat food.

“Over a decade ago it was very popular for people to seek out fat-free foods, but lately people are learning there are good fats,” she…

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