Based on your genetics, your genetic predisposition for Low-Fat Diet Effectiveness is
What does this mean?
Your genotypes indicate that you are likely to have a typical weight loss response to low-fat diets. You may still choose low-fat diets if you would like to reduce weight, but it might not be as effective for you.
How Is Your Genetic Risk Calculated?
This result is based on the SNPs(single nucleotide polymorphism)that are associated with Low-Fat Diet Effectiveness.
Suggested Lifestyle Changes
- Beware of certain low-fat food as they are usually accompanied by a high carbohydrate intake, as many low-fat foods are based on sugar or highly-refined carbohydrates and often have energy values similar to their high-fat counterparts.
- Read the nutritional label of packaged food products when selecting your food.
- Choose healthier sources of fat, such as avocado, olive oil, nuts, seeds, unsaturated plant oils and fatty fish (eg. salmon, tuna and sardine).
- Limit the intake of margarine, mayonnaise, salad dressings, sauces and gravies as they are made with ingredients rich in fat.
- Eat lean meats and fish to help control your fat intake.
- Consult a physician prior to switching to a low-fat high-protein diet.
- Steaming, stewing, boiling, poaching, baking instead of pan-frying or deep-frying.
- Opt to trim off visible fat from meats before cooking them.
- Reduce the amount of sauces and gravies in the dishes.