Good Fats: Which are Best for Your Health?Jan 21, 2023
By Sophia McDermott, Lifestyle Coach & Fitness Expert.
First, contrary to what many people think, not all types of fat are bad. Like bad fats, there are (good) fats, which play an essential role in our diet, helping to produce energy, protect the cells, transport vitamins and produce some hormones.
The most important thing is to know how to identify the fats you should consume. Good fats improve your health and performance in physical activities and overall energy. Therefore, today we will list the 10 foods richest in good fats10 best foods
Avocado is one of the richest fruits in healthy fat. It is packed full of monounsaturated fats which are good for your heart. Avocado also contains fiber which is great for digestion and is a source of vitamin E.
Eggs are highly nutritious. They contain all the fat soluble vitamins A, D, E and K, as well as antioxidants and CHoline which is essential for nerve function. Eggs are an excellent source protein with the highest bioavailability of all animal products. .
Olive oil is composed of mostly monounsaturated fats which reduces the risk of cardiovascular problems and LDL (the so-called "bad cholesterol").
Linseed and Flaxseeds
Are high in vegetable based Omega 3 fats which are powerful anti inflammatory agents.
They also contains a lot of nutrients and fiber and vitamin E. You can add linseed and flaxseed meal to your cereal or your shakes/smoothies in the morning.
Fish (salmon, tuna, sardines, caravel)
Fatty fish such as Salmon is very high in anti inflammatory properties due to the high Omega 3 levels. Salmon is an excellent source of protein also. Aim to eat salmon at least every couple weeks. This is one of the best meals you can have.
Add these foods to your diet on a daily basis and you’ll feel fantastic with better energy levels, smoother skin and a healthy heart.