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In addition to food pyramid, it was discovered by doctors and scientist that fats, sweets and oils are an important ingredient of a healthy diet. This is mentioned although it is separate from pyramid. The food we eat normally contains required fats so we need not add additional fatty or sweet food. This food can be delicious but we always try to avoid an excess of this type of fatty or sweet food.
If you are referring to a weight-loss diet, you are talking about changing or restricting your diet somehow to reduce calories, fat or other to lose weight. No diet should be used without talking to your doctor first. There are many diets on market and medications to help people diet. The problem with dieting when not under a doctor~s care is that you may be loosing nutrients your body needs to stay healthy. You may be trying to lose weight because you are overweight or obese, but can be doing more harm by restricting vitamins and minerals that your body needs.
Remember, if you are in doubt as to what your body needs, please consult your doctor.
Marcelle Ventura is webmaster of FINA Diet - Understanding Diet, Made Easy , a wonderful health resource.
Marcelle Ventura is the webmaster of FINA Diet - Understanding Diet Made Easy