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The facts on fat and heart health
Dietary fat can be good or bad for the heart. Choose wisely.
No fat, low fat, good fat, bad fat. Dietary fat has had a long and often confusing reputation. Where does it fit into a healthy diet, and how does it affect your health, especially when it comes to your heart? Here are the facts about fat.
A tale of two fats
There are two types of fat: saturated and unsaturated. (A third type, trans fat, has been eliminated from food products or drastically reduced.)
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