According to a survey conducted for the American Heart Association, fewer than half of Americans know that the "better" fats (monounsaturated and polyunsaturated) can help reduce their risk of heart disease.
That’s why the American Heart Association created this Web section - to help you face the facts about fats. To learn more about fat facts and eating sensibly, go to any of the links on this page. You can also browse our heart-healthy recipes.
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|Meet the Fats|
It's time to meet the fats. Some are bad, Some are better.
|The Dish with Dr. Eckel|
Dr. Bob Eckel, a past president of the American Heart Association, shares some of the latest information on the world of dietary fats.
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