Monday, 12 November 2007

The good, the bad and the fat

We all know that fat is high in calories and that it's best to limit our intake.

But did you know that when it comes to heart health, some fats increase your cholesterol levels (a bad thing) but some actually lower it (a good thing)?

The key to lowering your blood cholesterol levels, and your risk of coronary heart disease, is cutting down on saturated fat.

But which foods contain saturated fat? Unravelling the difference between these two types of fat can be tricky but fortunately our Top tips to cut saturated fat on our main website can help.

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