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Good Fat Foods, Foods Rich in Monounsaturated and Polyunsaturated Fats

November 10th, 2009

Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids (also known as “essential fatty acids” or EFAs) are the most familiar forms of polyunsaturated fats. EFAs are essential to proper brain function, healthy hormonal levels and smooth nerve activity in the body. Polyunsaturated fats promote cardiovascular health by lowering LDL (“bad”) cholesterol levels in the blood, but also lower HDL (“good”) cholesterol.

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