Skip navigation

Refine by Type

Fat is a type of nutrient. You need some fat in your diet but not too much. Fats give you energy and help your body absorb vitamins. Dietary fat also plays a major role in your cholesterol levels.

But not all fats are the same. You should try to avoid

(Read more)
Photograph of bottles of olive oil
Results 1 - 10 of 70 for monounsaturated fats
  1. Dietary Fats (National Library of Medicine)  
    Fat is a type of nutrient. You need some fat in your diet but not too much. Fats give you energy and help your body absorb vitamins. Dietary fat also plays ...
  2. Polyunsaturated Fats and Monounsaturated Fats (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Everyone Nutrition Topics Share Compartir Polyunsaturated Fats and Monounsaturated Fats Most of the fat that you eat should ... How do I control my polyunsaturated fat and monounsaturated fat intake? In general, nuts, vegetable oils, and fish ...
  3. Fats Video (American Diabetes Association)  
    ... High-fat meat and poultry skin Healthy Fats Monounsaturated Fat Monounsaturated fats are called "good or healthy" fats because they can lower your bad (LDL) cholesterol. Sources of monounsaturated fat include: Avocado Canola oil Nuts like almonds, cashews, ...
  4. Protect Your Heart: Choose Healthy Fats (American Diabetes Association) - PDF  
    ... some types of fish, oils, and other foods. Monounsaturated fat: Monounsaturated fat is a type of unsaturated fat ... poultry • liver and other organ meats Sources of monounsaturated fat • avocado • canola oil • olive oil and olives • sesame ...
  5. What Are the Types of Fat? (Department of Veterans Affairs) - PDF  
    ... fats. The four major types of fats are: • Monounsaturated fats • Polyunsaturated fats • Saturated fats • Trans fats Monounsaturated and ... 3 www.move.va.gov Healthy Dietary Fats Monounsaturated Fat Polyunsaturated Fat Olive oil Soybean oil Canola oil ...
  6. ... temperature. There are two types of unsaturated fats: Monounsaturated fats are found in high concentrations in olive, peanut, ... seeds, and fish; canola oil, though higher in monounsaturated fat, is also a good source of polyunsaturated fat. ...
  7. Dietary Fat and Cholesterol (Children's Hospital Boston)  
    ... main types of fat found in food are monounsaturated fat, polyunsaturated fat, saturated fat, and trans fat. Most ... balance (or amounts) of these types of fats. Monounsaturated fat is a “heart healthy” type of fat. Research ...
  8. ... is one of the healthy fats, along with monounsaturated fat. Polyunsaturated fat is found in plant and animal ... and seeds. Eating moderate amounts of polyunsaturated (and monounsaturated) fat in place of saturated and trans fats can ...
  9. Dietary Fat (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... and cholesterol are less healthy than polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats. How much total dietary fat do I need? ... Trans Fat Saturated Fat Cholesterol Polyunsaturated Fats and Monounsaturated Fats back to top Print page Get email updates ...
  10. Mediterranean Diet (American Heart Association)  
    ... nuts and seeds olive oil is an important monounsaturated fat source dairy products, fish and poultry are consumed ... fat calories in a Mediterranean diet come from monounsaturated fats (mainly from olive oil). Monounsaturated fat doesn't ...
previous · 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · next