Elevation Fitness and Crosstraining

This is a GREAT article about choosing healthy fats over bad fats and how to determine the difference, what foods to look for and what foods to avoid.

Good Fats, Bad Fats, and the Power of Omega-3sFor years, nutritionists and doctors have preached that a low-fat diet is the key to losing weight, managing cholesterol, and preventing health problems. But more than just the amount of fat, it’s the types of fat you eat that really matter. Bad fats increase cholesterol and your risk of certain diseases, while good fats protect your heart and support overall health. In fact, good fats—such as omega-3 fats—are essential to physical and emotional health.
In This Article:
Making sense of dietary fat
Types of dietary fat
General guidelines
Saturated fats
Trans fats
Good, unsaturated fats
Omega-3 fatty acids
Dietary fat and cholesterol
Making sense of dietary fat
A walk down the grocery aisle will…

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