A good explanation of the various types of fats.


What you eat can affect your LDL cholesterol. Knowing which fats raise LDL cholesterol and which ones don’t is the first step in lowering your risk of heart disease and stroke. Your body naturally produces all the LDL cholesterol you need. Eating foods containing saturated fat and trans fat causes your body to produce even more, raising your blood cholesterol level.

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