- by Dr Paramesh S
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- May 14 2017
MONOUNSATURATED FAT and POLY UNSATURATED FAT (CAN INCLUDE THESE IN EVERYDAY EATING)
MONOUNSATURATED FAT (CAN INCLUDE THESE IN EVERYDAY EATING)
nuts and seeds (like cashews, pistachios, almonds, hazel nuts, macadamias and peanuts)
vegetable oils (like canola, olive, peanut, safflower, sesame and sunflower)
Tea Seed Oil/Tea Oil
POLY UNSATURATED FAT (can include these in everyday eating)
|Omega-6 Fatty Acids|
|Leafy vegetables, seeds, nuts, grains, safflower oil, sunflower oil, corn oil, soybean oil, cottonseed oil.|
|Arachidonic acid||Pork fat, poultry fat, Meats or can be made in the body from linoleic acid.|
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids|
|Canola oil, soybeans/products made from soybeans (oil, tofu, tempeh, soyburgers), walnuts, wheat germ, margarine and shortening made from canola and soybean oil, Marine sources include fish, especially oily fish such as Atlantic salmon, mackerel, Southern blue fin tuna, trevally and sardines and butternuts.|
|EPA and DHA||Human milk, shellfish, fish (mackerel, tuna, salmon, bluefish, mullet, sturgeon, menhaden, anchovy, herring, trout sardines), or can be made from linolenic acid.|
FOODS HIGH IN CHOLESTEROL CONTENT TO BE AVOIDED ARE:
Animal foods (like fatty cuts of meat, beef, chicken, Chicken skin, lamb, pork, veal and organ meats)
Coconut, palm and palm kernel oils
Dairy products (like curd, butter, paneer, cheese, cream , ice cream and whole milk)
Most commercially baked products such as biscuits and pastries.
Most deep-fried fast foods
Margarines (especially hard margarines)
Commercially fried foods
Bakery products made with shortening, partially hydrogenated oils and fats (including cakes, cookies, crackers, croissants, doughnuts, fried and breaded foods, muffins, pastries and other snack foods)
One McDonald's large fries contain 8 grams of trans fat.
A McDonald's apple pie contains 4.5 grams of trans fat.
A large order of KFC Popcorn Chicken contains 7 grams of trans fat.
KFC's Chicken Pot Pie contains 14 grams of trans fat.
A typical 3-piece KFC Extra Crispy combo meal, with a drumstick, two thighs, potato wedges, and a biscuit contains 15 grams of trans fat.
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