If you have been in class with us, you know fats carry a high amount of calories, which is why we make sure to limit them in a weight loss protocol. Backing out calories is essential to losing the weight. Basic science says, if you eat more calories than you body needs you will get bigger. If you know how many calories your body needs in a day, and then you take out a HEALTHY AMOUNT, you will lose inches.

Fats are not the enemy, as you have heard us say over and over. Sugar is! So while we want you to make healthy fat choices, you must go back to the basic principle that fats carry a lot of calories. Learning how to manage those fats is key. Here are a list of heart healthy fats to add into your daily routine, just remember not to over do it!

  • Avocados
  • Cheese
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Whole Eggs
  • Fatty Fish
  • Nuts
  • Chia Seeds
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Coconuts/ Coconut Oil

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