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6 Habits Every Highly Effective Lifter Should Have

Muscle and Fitness Logo By M&F Editors of Muscle and Fitness | Slide 3 of 6: Dietary fat is perhaps the most maligned of all the macronutrients. After all, it’s fat, and who among us wants to be associated with that stuff more than we already are? (Cue the crickets…) But UK-born fitness model and actor Mehmet Edip wants you to remember something: Fat is your friend.“Eating fat will not make you fat,” he reminds us. “You actually need to eat good quality fats which can be found in avocados, nuts and in red meat, if you want to build muscle and burn fat.”Studies show that the saturated fat in red meat is ideal for keeping testosterone levels where they need to be and the monounsaturated fats in nuts, seeds and certain oils lubricates joints and boosts heart health. Let this be the year that you become a believer in the benefits of fat.

3, Give Fat a PR Makeover

Dietary fat is perhaps the most maligned of all the macronutrients. After all, it’s fat, and who among us wants to be associated with that stuff more than we already are? (Cue the crickets…) But UK-born fitness model and actor Mehmet Edip wants you to remember something: Fat is your friend.

“Eating fat will not make you fat,” he reminds us. “You actually need to eat good quality fats which can be found in avocados, nuts and in red meat, if you want to build muscle and burn fat.”

Studies show that the saturated fat in red meat is ideal for keeping testosterone levels where they need to be and the monounsaturated fats in nuts, seeds and certain oils lubricates joints and boosts heart health. Let this be the year that you become a believer in the benefits of fat.

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