The Healthy Fats – Unsaturated Fat
Unsaturated fat is a type of healthy fat that helps lowering cholesterol levels and reducing your risk for heart disease and stroke.
There are two main types of unsaturated fat: monounsaturated and polyunsaturated.
Monounsaturated fats can be found in:
Nuts: almonds, pecans, cashews, pistachios
Oils: olive, canola, safflower, sunflower, peanut
Polyunsaturated fats can be found in:
Fish: salmon, mackerel, herring, sardines
Nuts: almonds, pecans, brazil nuts, sesame seeds, flaxseeds
Seeds: flaxseeds, chia seeds
Oils: flaxseed oil
To read more about the omega fats, click here.