Source: | Story Posted: March 21, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Know Good from Bad Fats

Fats sometimes get a bad rap but the good ones, such as those found in canola oil, are essential to a healthy diet, The Daily Meal explains. Monounsaturated fat “can lower cholesterol levels and reduce health risks such as heart attack and stroke,” the author says. “Foods like avocados, nuts and peanut butter boast these healthy fats, as do a number of vegetable oils — among them olive oil, peanut oil and canola oil.”