The good stuff

Central and North Burnett Times - - YOUR SAY -

“Good” fats are tech­ni­cally known as un­sat­u­rated fat. They pro­duce “good” choles­terol, which keeps ar­ter­ies clear and low­ers the risk of heart dis­ease.

You want to in­clude good fat in your child’s diet from a young age so prob­lems don’t de­velop later in life.

Some types of un­sat­u­rated fat are also linked to help­ing eyes, joints, pain relief, men­tal health and pre­vent­ing stiff­ness and in­flam­ma­tion.

In par­tic­u­lar, eat­ing food that con­tains es­sen­tial fats (such as omega-3) is vi­tal be­cause these fats aren’t pro­duced by the body and need to be gained from your diet.

These good fats are:

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