unsaturated fats


There are two types of unsaturated fats, polyunsaturated and monounsaturated. These are often referred to as the "better fats" and are found mainly in many fish, nuts, seeds and oils from plants. Polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats may help lower your blood cholesterol level when used in place of saturated and trans fats. It's ideal to keep total fat intake between 25 and 35 percent of calories, with most fats coming from unsaturated fats.

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