Fats For Heart Health

Fats for Heart Health

Introduction When we think of major food types, we think of protein, carbohydrates and fat. For over half a century the general population has been coached to believe that protein was good (needed for tissue growth and repair), carbohydrates were excellent (needed to supply ‘energy’) and fat was just plain evil (who wants to be fat). Thanks to better dissemination of information, due largely to the internet, there is an increasing awareness that the old understanding is at best, simplistic, and even wrong. Decades of over-consumption of carbohydrates, especially simple…