Keys to Heart Health Part 3


Unsaturated Fats: The Heart-Healthiest Kinds The two main types of "good" fats are polyunsaturated and monounsaturated. These reduce the amount of LDL cholesterol in the blood, which can help lower the risk of heart disease. Polyunsaturated fats also deliver two types of fats that the brain and other parts of the body need but [...]

Keys to Heart Health Part 32019-09-24T22:03:32+00:00

Keys to Heart Health Part 2


 A quick guide Saturated Fats: Here's the Skinny Try to limit saturate fats to less than 10 percent of total daily calories. Found naturally in animal foods, saturated fats can elevate blood cholesterol. When you can, replace solid fats with liquid kinds, which are more likely to be unsaturated (e.g., olive oil instead of [...]

Keys to Heart Health Part 22019-09-24T16:03:27+00:00

Keys to Heart Health


One Key to heart health is the type of fat you eat. A quick guide Trans Fat: Just say No Trans Fats, also called trans fatty acids, are best avoided because they raise blood low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels (the bad type) and the lower high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (the good type). This in [...]

Keys to Heart Health2019-09-20T20:33:01+00:00