12 September 2008

Foods high in fat also high in calories, which could lead to weight gain. Consuming too much saturated and trans fats may increase LDL cholesterol (not a good cholesterol) level, and of course increasing the risk of heart disease.

Scientist suggests that eat no more than 20 grams of saturated fat, and that you limit the amount of trans fat to as close to 0 grams as possible.

Some fats can be beneficial to your overall health. These fat are polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats. You can found them in fish, nuts, and low- or nonfat dairy products.

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