Tip: Good Fats and Bad Fats – Choosing Healthy Fats

Good Fats Bad FatsOne of the greatest scientific breakthroughs in the prevention of cardiovascular disease is that the type of fat in your diet is of greater importance in maintaining a healthy heart than the amount of fat in your diet.  The better the oils you eat, the smoother your blood flows.

Call to Action:

Consume these heart-healthy oils – those higher in Omega-3:

Fish oils, Flax oil, Olive oil and Nut oils

Limit or avoid these unhealthy-heart oils – those high in Omega-6:

Corn oil, Cottonseed oil, Palm Kernel oil, Sunflower oil, Safflower oil, Soybean oil and especially avoid all “partially hydrogenated” or “hydrogenated” oils (these are trans-fats)

To your wellness,

Lynn

Source:  Prime-Time Health, by William Sears, M.D., pg. 42 & 49

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