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Fats in Foods – Less, More and Most

It’s a good idea to limit saturated fats in your diet – why? These fatty acids by their very structure have negative health effects and increase your risk of clogged arteries that lead to heart disease and diabetes.

I know, saturated fats tend to taste really good.  Over time, your taste buds will definitely adapt to the monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats that protect you from disease.  Here’s how you can switch fats in your diet and still have tons of flavor.

Eat LESS:
Bacon (and fatty pork cuts)
Butter
Cheese
Dairy, regular
Lard
Ribeye steak (and other fatty beef)
Sweets

Eat MORE:
Corn oil
Safflower oil
Sesame seeds
Sunflower seeds
Walnuts

Eat MOST:
Almonds
Avocado
Peanut butter
Olive oil
Peanut oil
Salmon

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