There are good and bad fats. HDL Cholesterol is the good cholesterol you have in your body whereas LDL is the bad kind.
The key to healthy cardiovascular health and limiting systemic inflammation is to keep LDL levels low and the HDL levels high. If this is achieved you have a better chance of protecting yourself against stroke and heart disease.
- Include monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats into your diet. These include – olive oil, avocados, nuts, ghee, sesame and pumpkin seeds, walnuts, flaxseeds, and ‘clean’ GMO and microplastic free oily fish.
- Avoid ALL trans fats, these are the dangerous ones! This creates inflammation and increases your risk SIGNIFICANTLY of stroke, heart disease, insulin resistance and Type 2 Diabetes.
- Eliminate from your diet completely –
- Pastries, cookies, donuts, muffins, cakes, and pizza dough bought commercially.
- Margarine and vegetable shortening
- ALL Fried Foods
- Microwave popcorn, crackers, and chips that have transfer oils such as vegetable and canola oil. These are HIGHLY genetically modified and include HIGH levels of glyphosate
- Canola oil
- Ice Cream