American Heart Association has recently conducted research into the link between kind of fats consumed, and heart disease. In this context, a study was conducted, collating information and data from 186 countries about diets, available foods, and other relevant information.
According to them, more than a million lives can be saved annually by choosing the kinds and quantities of fats one eats. Fats play a vital role in the physical and psychological well being of people, influencing communication between cells, our inflammatory response, and our mood.
The researchers found that moderate consumption of poly-unsaturated fats, balances blood cholesterol levels, lowers type 2 diabetes risk, and reduces risk of strokes and heart ailments.
These fats are primarily of plant origin, being found in soy beans, sunflower, etc.
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