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Good Fat, Bad Fat…Plants or Animals?

By DrLaPuma 14 years agoNo Comments
Home  /  Wellness and Mental Health  /  Good Fat, Bad Fat…Plants or Animals?
Dr John La Puma

The Chicago Tribune has fat on the page: here is its list, improved:

    GOOD FATS

Monounsaturated fat
Main Sources: Olive, peanut and canola oils; avocados, olives, most nuts and seeds
Polyunsaturated fat
Main Sources: Corn, soybean, safflower, sunflower and cottonseed oils
Omega-3 fatty acids
Main Sources: Polyunsaturated fats found mostly in cold water marine fatty fish; plant sources include flax, walnuts, algae, purslane

    BAD FATS

Saturated fat
Processed meats, meats, whole poultry, butter, cream, cheese; plant sources include coconut, coconut oil, palm oil and palm kernel oil
Trans fat
Partially hydrogenated vegetable oils, hard stick margarines, conventional shortening, commercially (i.e., restaurant and supermarket) prepared baked goods and fried foods

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