Food for Life 19

Fats and Your Heart 3 Polyunsaturated fats and your heart Like monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats lower LDL cholesterol when substituted for saturated fats in the diet. Polyunsaturated fats called omega-3 fats—particularly eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and […]

Food for Life 18

Fats and Your Heart 2 Monounsaturated fats and your heart LDL cholesterol levels drop and HDL cholesterol levels stabilize (and sometimes rise) when monounsaturated fats replace saturated fats in the diet. Researchers discovered the value […]

Your Diet and Disease Prevention Part 4

Heart health guidelines continued • Opt for fat-free and low-fat dairy products. Also choose lean meats in place of higher-fat cuts. The leanest cuts of meat are loin, flank, and round. • Get at least […]