unsaturated fats


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unsaturated fats

n. pl. sin grasas saturadas.
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There are three basic classifications of fats: saturated fats which are solid at room temperature like butter, lard and coconut oil; unsaturated fats which are liquid at room temperature like olive oil; trans fats that are not found in great quantity in nature and never belong in your diet.
A great deal of research suggests that getting the majority of your fat from unsaturated fats, both polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats, is more heart-healthy than consuming saturated or trans fats," says Jenna Rosenfeld, MS, RD, CDN, CNSC, a registered dietitian at NewYork-Pres-byterian/Weill Cornell.
NUTS All nuts are rich in vegetable protein, fibre, heart healthy unsaturated fats, vitamin E, magnesium, potassium, natural plant sterols and a host of plant nutrients.
Both diets emphasize cooking with vegetable oils with unsaturated fats, eating nuts, fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy products, whole grains, fish and poultry, and limiting red meat and added sugars and salt.
About 50 percent of the respondents age 65 and older defined unsaturated fats as healthy, and only one-third of respondents ages 18 to 34 gave the same answer.
Individuals are encouraged to exercise regularly to shed excess weight, reduce their intake of unsaturated fats, while consuming more unsaturated fats, reduce their salt intake, and avoid drinking alcohol.
Harvard scientists showed that replacing five percent of calories from saturated fats with equivalent energy from unsaturated fats lowered risk of death by 27 percent.
Unsaturated fats come mostly from vegetable sources and are more likely than saturated fats to be liquid at room temperature.
Omega-3 fatty acids from unsaturated fats lower bad cholesterol and blood pressure.
Consuming higher amounts of unsaturated fats was associated with lower mortality, according to a study from Harvard T.
A better study, which tracked 126,000 people for 26 to 32 years (with diet updates every four years), reported that those who ate more saturated fats had a higher risk of dying than those who ate more unsaturated fats.
conversely, high consumption of unsaturated fats was associated with 11-19% lower mortality risk.