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Facts About Fats

A guide to help us choose wisely when buying food in the market and when preparing food in the kitchen.

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Why should I worry about cholesterol? What should I do?

Food rich in saturated fats raise the level of bad cholesterol, or Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL), in the blood.

People who consume large amounts of saturated fats and cholesterol have a high risk for heart attack or stroke.

It is recommended for all adults by age 20 to have their blood cholesterol measured and discussed with the doctor.

Consuming less saturated fatty acids can lower your cholesterol and help reduce the risk for coronary heart disease.

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