The good stuff
“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: