Should fitness professionals recommend the total elimination of fat from the diet?
A. Yes, because all fats can lead to various diseases.
B. Yes, because the modern diet is too high in fats.
C. No, as long as fats are unsaturated, the amount doesn't need to be monitored.
D. No, but it's recommended that fat intake be limited to 30 percent of daily total calories
The answer is: D. No, but it's recommended that fat intake be limited to 30 percent of daily total calories. Although reducing dietary fat is important, eliminating all fat from your diet is not at all healthy. Fat is an essential nutrient that produces energy for daily activities and supplies the body with vitamins A, D and E, which are needed for healthy skin and optimal growth. The body