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Posted on 08-10-2015
Did you know that having a diet rich in the right fats can be good for you? While bad fats can increase cholesterol and put you at risk for many other diseases, good fats can support your heart, nervous system, and overall health.
Bad Fats: Trans and Saturated Fats
Good Fats: Unsaturated Fats
There are many foods that contain unsaturated fats that you should try to incorporate into your diet in place of bad fats. They include Olive Oil, Fish Oil, Avocados, Olives, Coconut Oil, and Nuts.
Did You Know?
-About 2/3 of our brain is fat and the protective sheath around communicating neurons in the body is comprised of 70% fat. Eating these good fats will help your nervous system function and improve brain health, skin appearance and cognition.
Try this Avocado Smoothie for a great source of unsaturated fats.
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