What is a Healthy Fat and How Do I Add It to My Diet?
When we look at types of fats, there are two major groups; saturated and unsaturated. Within each of these categories there are several different kinds. Most of the good guys fall under the unsaturated category. Both polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fatty acids have numerous health benefits. For example, omega-3 fatty acids are part of the polyunsaturated family and have the same heart healthy and cholesterol lowering benefits of their fellow unsaturated fatty acids.