We have blamed fat for a lot of stuff that it doesn’t deserve. Sure, eating that pint of ice cream last night probably didn’t do much good when it comes to shedding weight for spring. But there are many foods we consider to be high fat that aren’t as bad as we think.
Most experts discourage eating high fat foods because they can lead to weight gain which can cause fat to build up around vital organs leading to chronic diseases like heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. But don’t paint all fat with the same red brush. In fact, certain types of fat are actually quite good for you.
Here are 9 high fat foods that you should be incorporating (in moderation) into your weekly diet…
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The sea offers up a bounty of health benefits including “fatty fish” (or those containing high amounts of heart-healthy omega 3 fatty acids—like salmon, tuna, herring, trout, sardines, and mackerel. In fact, The American Heart Association gives you their blessing, recommending two servings per week!