unsaturated fats


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unsaturated fats

n. pl. sin grasas saturadas.
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During the 1970s, efforts were made to protect the unsaturated fats against modification by mixing chemical additives with the feed.
Instead, we should try to eat foods that are high in unsaturated fats because these fats can help improve cholesterol levels.
Unsaturated fats, such as those in corn and soybean oil, have double bonds at a variety of positions along their carbon chains.
A SATURATED fats are hard fats such as butter and lard, and unsaturated fats are the oils found in fish, nuts, seeds and plants.
Unsaturated fats, are considered to be less harmful, and are found most commonly in oils and nuts.
Keeping artery walls clear of plaque buildup is critical for long-lasting heart health, and it appears that unsaturated fats can help with that task.
On the flip side, diets that contain foods that are rich in unsaturated fats have been linked with many health benefits, including better cardiovascular health and type 2 diabetes.
Replace some saturated fats with unsaturated fats (See "Swap Saturated Fats with Unsaturated Fats").
Dietary measures, such as reducing your intake of saturated fats and trans-fats, and raising the proportion of unsaturated fats, can help bump up your HDL-C.
Eating foods that are high in unsaturated fats, instead of saturated fats, can help reduce cholesterol in the blood.
Add extra carbs, protein, or unsaturated fats. Next to each segment of the pyramid you'll find how many servings of good carbs, good protein, or good fats you'll need to add to the healthy core diet.