What are bad fats?

Trans fts are a by product of hydrogenation & is the worst dietary fat. Eating foods rich in trans fats increases the amount of harmful low density lipoproteins(LDL) cholesterol in the bloodstream & reduces the amount of beneficial HDL(good) cholesterol They also create inflammtion which is linked to heart disease, stroke, Diabetes & other chronic conditions. they cause Insulin resistance which increases the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.They can even harm health in even small amounts.

These types include Red Meats, Pork, Fried foods like french fries, donuts,margerines. Baked items like cakes n Pasteries & cookies. Saturated fats like Ghee, Vanaspati should be consumed in little quantities.

Not more than 20-35 g% of daily calorie requirement should come from Fat & not more than 10% from saturated fats.

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