On today’s episode of Live Lean TV, I’m sharing the best 8 healthy fat foods for weight loss and muscle gain.
In other words, these 8 fatty foods will make you lean.
The old school Live Leaners should already know this.
However, if you’re new to the Live Lean Nation, let me first just say, welcome.
Now that we’re homies, I’m about to shock you with these next 5 words.
Eat fat to lose fat.
Yes, certain types of delicious, hunger crushing, and mouth watering fatty foods can actually help you lose weight.
If you are fat phobic, it’s time to stop.
As a new Live Leaner, it’s time to bring you up-to-date and crush all the false nutrition information that’s hating on dietary fat.
But first, I want you to check out Live Lean Vow.
In just 186 words, this describes what it takes to be a Live Leaner.
After reviewing and signing the Live Lean Vow, you are now committed to the Live Lean Nation.
This commitment includes incorporating and enjoying healthy sources of fat into your daily diet.
More and more science is showing that eating healthy sources of fat won’t make you fat.
Here’s the reason.
Healthy fat is very filling, therefore you’ll be snacking less on sugary foods and limiting your cravings.
Dietary fat is also essential for your body’s hormones, especially testosterone production for men.
Healthy fat foods are also very heart healthy.
Natural sources of saturated fat found in egg yolks and grass fed beef are not bad for your cholesterol and heart.
In fact, these healthy fat foods may actually help your cholesterol.
All foods high in fat are not created equal.
I classify unhealthy fat as those foods high in man made trans fat typically found in refined and processed baked goods including:
Without further ado, let’s jump into the best 8 healthy fat foods for weight loss and muscle gain.
These fatty foods will make you lean.
Avocado is full of monounsaturated hormone friendly fats to keep you feeling full and healthy.
A lot of people don’t realize how versatile avocados are.
Avocados are one of the creamiest and most delicious foods around.
They’ll help squash your sugary cravings and help you Awaken Your Abs Within.
Just make sure it’s grass fed beef.
As I mentioned earlier, in the past red meat, such as beef, has wrongfully been accused of being a main cause of bad cholesterol and heart disease risk.
Unfortunately, these years of poor research has made it hard for the truth to hit the mainstream.
Always invest in grass fed beef vs conventional grain fed factory farmed beef.
The healthy fat is worth the extra investment.
I have organic grass fed beef most mornings in my meat and nuts breakfast.
Coconut oil is high in MCTs which provides the body with instant energy to crush your next workout.
In other words, these calories are burned for energy rather than stored as fat.
I also sprinkle coconut flakes on salads and fruit bowls.
Let’s keep it moving.
I thought you’d like this one.
Just make sure you aim for dark chocolate that contains 70% or more of cocoa.
I’m sorry, Mars bars do not apply.
Not only is the cocoa filled with antioxidants, it’ll also help keep you feeling full longer, as it takes longer to digest.
This reduces your risk of smashing that bag of potato chips.
However, you must be smart and follow the dark chocolate eating rules.
Simply break off 2-3 squares of dark chocolate, enjoy it, then put the rest of the dark chocolate bar back in the fridge for later.
Eggs are fast, healthy, and an excellent source of protein and healthy fat.
Just make sure you also eat the yolk.
In fact, 90% of the nutrients are found in the yolk.
All the latest research points to the fact that the saturated fat in eggs are healthy and helps slim your waistline, by keeping you feeling full.
This is the key to why healthy fat foods can help you lose weight.
Eat nuts to lose fat.
Nuts are one of the best sources of quick on the go snacks.
Similar to the other healthy fat foods, nuts are filled with waist line trimming fats due to their ability to:
Olive oil is an excellent source of heart healthy monounsaturated fats.
It also has been shown to help increase the production of specific hormones in the body, that helps break down fats in the body more efficiently.
I use olive oil as the main ingredient in all my homemade salad dressings.
Let’s move on to the last one.
Wild salmon and other cold water fish, such as mackerel and tuna, contain:
This is the perfect belly fat blasting combo.
There you have it Live Lean Nation.
Those were your 8 healthy fat foods for weight loss and muscle gain.
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Brad Gouthro is the founder of Live Lean TV, a media company focused on helping men and women “Live Lean” 365 days a year. Brad’s programs and content have helped millions of people all over the world learn how to get in shape, and more importantly, sustain it for life.