7 Superfoods That Have the Good Kind Of Fat

For many people, food has become an afterthought. They no longer have the time to sit down and enjoy a home-cooked meal, and may not even be able to eat healthy during their lunch. As a result, they may rely too much on fast food or on sugary, fatty snacks.

Unfortunately, fatty foods are unhealthy, but that doesn't mean you have to stop eating them! Instead, you just have to make sure you are eating the right kinds of fats. For a healthier and happier you, try incorporating the following foods into your diet.

 

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1. Avocado

Even though avocado is high in fat, it is high in monounsaturated fats. This particular type of fat helps you lower your blood cholesterol levels.  Here are 14 Health Benefits of avocado!

2. Fish

Fish is high in omega-3 fatty acids (good fats), which help reduce atherosclerosis and help prevent heart disease. Try eating fish like salmon, trout or albacore tuna. They contain high levels of omega-3 fatty acids.

3. Olive Oil

Olive oil is a fat that falls under the category of monounsaturated fats. These fats help lower your bad cholesterol levels. Use it to cook and finish salads!

4. Eggs

Even though eggs contain a lot of cholesterol (nearly a daily serving in one egg), eating cholesterol isn't unhealthy. In fact, eggs turn out to be good for you because they provide vitamin E, iron, vitamins and other disease fighting compounds.

5. Flaxseed

Flaxseed is high in omega-3 fatty acids, which help protect against heart disease, as well as fiber. It also contains a high amount of antioxidants. Best of all, flaxseed is cheap and easy to add to almost anything.

6. Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate is a great source for antioxidants, which help decrease the amount of bad cholesterol in the blood and improve health.

7. Nuts

Nuts in general contain high amounts of omega-3 fatty acids. They are also high in unsaturated fats, which lower bad cholesterol in the blood.

With all these new facts by your side, you can easily be on your way to a healthier, happier you.


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