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I Need Fat

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from Dallas, TX

Comments about The Fat Blocker Diet:

This book and plan is based around a substance called chitosan, thought to block fat from being absorbed in the body. I actually had a hard time finding this product.
The basic premise is to consume a gram of chitosan per five grams of fat each day. This is to be combined with a high-fiber, low-fat diet.
Next issue, I didn't have time to calculate each fat gram especially in foods with no nutrition label, like fish or avocados.
Of course, I always avoid trans fats, the dangerous kind found in hydrogenated oils, but from my experience most foods that are promoted as low-fat or non-fat are loaded with other chemicals to create a palatable taste and texture.
I didn't like the idea of cutting out fat in my diet and did not experience much weight loss success. I guess there isn't really a magic pill out there. If there were, everyone would be skinny.

Effectiveness
There really hasn't been much research on chitosan. Sources are not cited in this book. I didn't experience a difference in my overall body fat percentage.

Side Effects
Low-fat and non-fat foods are not good for the body. I try to consume good sources, such as nuts, avocados and cold-water fish.

Ease of Use
Aside from counting fat grams and calculating the amount of chitosan I needed at each meal, I did notice some good nutritional guidelines.

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