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When it comes to healthy-fat foods, you probably know that avocado is one of them. As people have slowly come around to the idea that fat is not the enemy, this nutritional powerhouse has become a meal prep staple for many in recent years.
But there are plenty of other healthy-fat foods you should definitely be working into your meals and snacks on a regular basis. That said, with nutrition headlines changing constantly it can be hard to know what the deal really is with fat. To cut through the confusion (and make your life way easier), we rounded up the ultimate list of healthy-fat foods you need to know about.
Fat comes in a few different forms. The phrase healthy fat usually refers to monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. What makes them healthy is that among other heart-health benefits, they help reduce LDL cholesterol, the kind that clogs your arteries. Here’s a breakdown of each one: