Understanding saturated, unsaturated, and trans fats

Fats are an important part of our diet, but not all fats are created equal.

Let’s explore the different types of fats to make healthier choices.

Saturated fats can raise bad cholesterol levels and increase the risk of heart disease.

Limit their intake for better heart health.

Unsaturated fats are healthier options.

They can improve good cholesterol levels and support heart health.

Include them in your diet.

Trans fats are the worst for your health.

They raise bad cholesterol and lower good cholesterol.

Avoid them as much as possible.

Read food labels and choose products with little or no saturated fat.

Opt for cooking oils with unsaturated fats.

Remember, moderation is key.

Aim to reduce saturated and trans fats while incorporating healthier unsaturated fats.

Understanding the types of fats helps us make informed decisions for a healthier lifestyle.

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