Fats for a Healthy Heart

30 Jul

Fatty fish rich in omega 3-fatty acids (omega-3 fats are polyunsaturated fats) Salmon, herring, Lake trout, Lake Whitefish, mackerel, sardines, albacore tuna, anchovies) Nuts (especially walnuts, pistachios and almonds) Peanut Butter, peanuts Whole grains The germ portion of whole wheat, … Read More »

Fat Basics

13 Jul

Fatty foods have different chemical structures-and some do our bodies way more favors than others.  The main types to know: Trans fats:  These are the worst kind-aka “liquid plastic”-and they are being removed from processed foods. (Check labels for hydrogenated … Read More »