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The Skinny on Fat

What healthy fats will you incorporate today?

The American Heart Association recommends replacing bad (saturated) fats with good (unsaturated) fats as a part of a healthy eating pattern.

Love It: Unsaturated (Poly & Mono)

These are foods like... avocado, salmon, nuts, and olive oil

  • Lowers rates of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality
  • Lowers bad cholesterol & triglyceride level
  • Provides essential fats your body needs but can’t produce itself

Limit It: Saturated

These are foods like... butter, cheese, cream, and processed meats

  • Increases risk of cardiovascular disease
  • Raises bad cholesterol levels

Lose It: Artificial Trans Fat, Hydrogenated Oils & Tropical Oils

These are processed and genetically modified foods.

  • Increases risk of heart disease
  • Raises bad cholesterol levels

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