Features January 2016 Issue

Heart Benefits from Unsaturated Fats Reaffirmed

Heart Benefits from Unsaturated Fats Reaffirmed

Replacing saturated fats with polyunsaturated fats and complex carbs may help lower your risk of developing heart disease.

Cardiovascular health depends upon a healthy diet that includes the right fats. Saturated fats and refined sugars occur throughout our Western diet and come mostly from animal fats. Eating a lot of this fat will lead to heart disease, cancers, gastrointestinal problems and weight gain. Switching to foods with polyunsaturated fats from plants and complex carbohydrates seriously lowers your risks.

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