What fats are healthy?

Unsaturated fats and saturated fatty acids

Unsaturated fats have beneficial health effects compared to saturated fatty acids. When you replace saturated fat with unsaturated fat, you lower your cholesterol and the risk of cardiovascular disease.

What about saturated fats?

Scientists agree that it is better to eat unsaturated fat than saturated fat. So replacing saturated fat with unsaturated fat provides some health benefits. But replacing saturated fatty acids with refined carbohydrates (sugars) may not have a positive effect on your health...

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