A switch to polyunsaturated fats can possibly lead to lower levels of body inflamation and less build up of plaque in the arteries. The foods with the most saturated fat are butter, cream, and cheese. Coconut and palm oils are largely saturated. Too much saturated fat can cause problems asdiet low in saturated fat helps reduce blood cholesterol & can lower your risk of heart dangers. Polyunsaturated fats are found in fish, walnuts, flaxseeds and flaxseed. Eat fish 2X per wk for heart protection
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Eating unsaturated fats, including polyunsaturated & monounsaturated fats, can help to lower triglyceride levels.Reduce triglyceride levels by eating fish or fish oil. Polyunsaturated & monounsaturated fat reduce blood levels of triglycerides. Trans fats and saturated fats raise them. Too much fat around your waist, high blood pressure, high triglycerides, high blood sugar &abnormal cholesterol levels increase the risk of heart disease, metabolic syndrome & stroke. Read lables please!
The saturated fat and cholesterol in turkey stuffing can be extremely high for two main reasons: It may be made with high cholesterol & or high saturated fat ingredients, animal fats, butter and eggs; The saturated fat & cholesterol in turkey fat is absorbed into the stuffing along with the turkey fat during cooking & also dries out the meat. Use low cholesterol & low saturated fat ingredients in the stuffing like broth instead of butter, make stuffing separate so not to absorb fat.
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