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Are fats good or bad for us? Many reading this post may still be confused or have a little fear around the big bad world of fats ! The fact is, the low fat diet craze was based on very flimsy science. The famous pieces of research such as the Los Angeles Veterans trial, the Seven Countries study , the Farmington Heart study had many faults from methodological problems to overlooked results!
Our bodies need fat! We are healthiest when we are getting adequate amounts of the right fats , and this includes saturated fats. Of course we must take into consideration all the other essential nutrients and minerals we may obtain from phytonutrients, maco-nutrients.
“Polyunsaturated fats are the least stable and are easily oxidised by heat and sunlight, i.e.they are the most pro-inflammatory of the fats [not good!]. Food sources veg: corn, cottonseed, canola, safflower, peanut, rapeseed
Polyunsaturated “Omega 3’s” FatsFood sources: Omega 3s – fish and flax