Posted December 20, 2018 11:00am The next time you’re craving a cup of cocoa, consider cutting back on your fat consumption.
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have found that people who eat more fat tend to eat more calories overall and have less of a decrease in body fat.
They are also likely to have lower waistlines.
Researchers believe that the increase in fat that people are consuming could contribute to heart disease and obesity.
In fact, the University says, fat can actually cause the body to grow fat, so you should aim for the fat you’re able to eat.
However, some people may want to avoid eating saturated fats and other saturated fats as well as trans fats.
Researchers say that, while some saturated fats are okay, others are not.
The fat in coconut oil is good for you because it contains healthy fats like monounsaturated fatty acids.
Researchers found that those who consumed the highest levels of monoun, polyunsaturated and monounbutylene glycol were less likely to suffer from metabolic syndrome, a condition that includes high blood pressure and high cholesterol.