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Heart-healthy fats and their benefits for cardiovascular health

Published on Jul 31, 2023 07:00 PM IST
  • Unsaturated fats can help reduce LDL cholesterol levels and boost good cholesterol. Here are heart-healthy fats that you can incorporate into your diet.
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"Discover the incredible benefits of these essential fats for your cardiovascular health. Embrace the power of Omega-3s, reduce cholesterol, and boost your heart's vitality. Let's celebrate a life full of love and longevity with each delicious, heart-healthy bite. Share the goodness, spread the awareness, and take charge of your heart's well-being. Together, we'll thrive and flourish!" writes Nutritionist Karishma Shah in her recent Instagram post. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 31, 2023 07:00 PM IST

"Discover the incredible benefits of these essential fats for your cardiovascular health. Embrace the power of Omega-3s, reduce cholesterol, and boost your heart's vitality. Let's celebrate a life full of love and longevity with each delicious, heart-healthy bite. Share the goodness, spread the awareness, and take charge of your heart's well-being. Together, we'll thrive and flourish!" writes Nutritionist Karishma Shah in her recent Instagram post. (Freepik)

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Unsaturated fats: Heart-healthy fats such as monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, can help improve cardiovascular health. These fats can help lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease when consumed in moderation. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 31, 2023 07:00 PM IST

Unsaturated fats: Heart-healthy fats such as monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, can help improve cardiovascular health. These fats can help lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease when consumed in moderation. (Freepik)

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Omega-3 fatty acids: Omega-3 fats found in flaxseeds, chia seeds, and walnuts, have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Omega-3 fatty acids: Omega-3 fats found in flaxseeds, chia seeds, and walnuts, have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease. (Freepik)

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Nuts and seeds: Incorporating nuts and seeds, such as almonds, walnuts, flaxseeds, and chia seeds, into your diet can provide heart-healthy fats. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Nuts and seeds: Incorporating nuts and seeds, such as almonds, walnuts, flaxseeds, and chia seeds, into your diet can provide heart-healthy fats. (Freepik)

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Olive oil: Olive oil is rich in monounsaturated fats, which can help improve heart health. It has been associated with lower LDL cholesterol levels and reduced risk of heart disease when used in place of saturated fats like butter or margarine. (Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 31, 2023 07:00 PM IST

Olive oil: Olive oil is rich in monounsaturated fats, which can help improve heart health. It has been associated with lower LDL cholesterol levels and reduced risk of heart disease when used in place of saturated fats like butter or margarine. (Pexels)

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Dark chocolate: Dark chocolate with a high cocoa content (70% or higher) contains heart-healthy fats, antioxidants, and flavonoids. Consuming moderate amounts of dark chocolate has been associated with improved heart health and reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 31, 2023 07:00 PM IST

Dark chocolate: Dark chocolate with a high cocoa content (70% or higher) contains heart-healthy fats, antioxidants, and flavonoids. Consuming moderate amounts of dark chocolate has been associated with improved heart health and reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. (Unsplash)

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