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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

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  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)  
    ... gov . Nutrition for Everyone Nutrition Topics Share Compartir Polyunsaturated Fats and Monounsaturated Fats Most of the fat that ... potential health benefits. How do I control my polyunsaturated fat and monounsaturated fat intake? In general, nuts, vegetable ...
  3. Polyunsaturated fat is a type of dietary fat . It is one of the healthy fats, along with monounsaturated fat. Polyunsaturated fat is found in plant and animal foods, such ...
  4. Fats Video (American Diabetes Association)  
    ... that are a good source do list them. Polyunsaturated Fat Polyunsaturated fats are also "healthy" fats. The Association recommends that ... sources of saturated fat in your diet with polyunsaturated fats. Sources of polyunsaturated fats are: Corn oil Cottonseed ...
  5. What Are the Types of Fat? (Department of Veterans Affairs) - PDF  
    ... four major types of fats are: • Monounsaturated fats Polyunsaturated fats • Saturated fats • Trans fats Monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats ... move.va.gov Healthy Dietary Fats Monounsaturated Fat Polyunsaturated Fat Olive oil Soybean oil Canola oil Corn oil ...
  6. Protect Your Heart: Choose Healthy Fats (American Diabetes Association) - PDF  
    ... walnuts • peanut butter and peanut oil Sources of polyunsaturated fat • corn oil • cottonseed oil • flaxseeds • mayonnaise • pumpkin seeds • ... salmon • sardines • canola oil • flaxseeds • soybean oil • walnuts Polyunsaturated fat: Polyunsaturated fat, another type of unsaturated fat, protects ...
  7. ... for certain diseases. Good fats, meaning monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, do just the opposite. They are good for ... and seeds such as pumpkin and sesame seeds. Polyunsaturated fats are found in high concentrations in sunflower, corn, ...
  8. Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease (National Kidney Foundation) - PDF  
    ... 1.7 g, monounsaturated fat 4.5 g, polyunsaturated fat 0.53 g, omega-3 fat 0 g, ... 0.2 g, monounsaturated fat 0.3 g, polyunsaturated fat 0.8 g, omega-3 fat 0.1 ...
  9. Healthy Eating (NAMI)  
    ... diet. Good fats include monounsaturated fats (MUFAs) and polyunsaturated fats. They lower total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol (bad ... almonds, and pistachios, avocado, canola and olive oil. Polyunsaturated fats include the well-known group omega 3 fatty ...
  10. ... Why can’t I see monounsaturated fat and polyunsaturated fat on many food labels? Currently, food manufacturers aren’t required to show the monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fat content in their products. If the food manufacturer ...
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