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What is meant by a high-fat diet?

A high-fat diet is a diet that contains a high percentage of fats. This means that the diet consumes many foods that are rich in fat, while the intake of carbohydrates and proteins is lower.


A high-fat diet is defined by the ratio of your macronutrients (fat, carbohydrates, protein), and so high-fat is considered to be over 40-45% of your daily caloric intake. Anything between 20% and 40% is considered moderate, and if your daily fat intake is below 20%, then you are right in the low-fat zone.


There are several reasons why people choose to eat a high-fat diet. Some people believe that such a diet can promote weight loss because fats are digested more slowly than carbohydrates, making you feel fuller longer. Others believe that a high-fat diet can improve health by reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and stabilizing blood sugar levels.


However, it is important to note that there is no single definition of "high-fat diet" and that it is important to choose a balanced diet that consists of a variety of nutrients. A diet that contains too much fat can increase the risk of health problems, such as obesity and cardiovascular disease. Despite a growing number of studies showing the benefits and health-promoting properties of more good fats in the diet, it is still a controversial topic for some. More and more experts are advocating that a high-fat diet may not be as bad for the arteries as once thought.

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