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Video: Most Americans Don't Know 'Better Fats' Benefit Heart Health
Date:5/22/2008

sease: Many Consumers Know the Bad, Fewer Know the Better
The survey shows that:

* Only 41 percent of Americans know that consuming monounsaturated fats

decreases the risk of heart disease

* Only 44 percent of Americans know that consuming polyunsaturated fats

decreases the risk of heart disease

In comparison:

* 72 percent of Americans understand that consuming saturated fats

increases the risk of heart disease

* 68 percent of Americans understand that consuming trans fats increases

the risk of heart disease

Heart-Healthy Benefits of Better Fats

Monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats can lower your LDL -- or "bad" -- cholesterol levels in your blood and lower your risk of heart disease.

Monounsaturated fats can be found in vegetable oils like olive and canola oils; and many nuts and seeds like almonds, peanuts and sesame seeds. Peanut butter and avocados are also good sources of monounsaturated fats.

Polyunsaturated fats can be found in oils like soybean and corn oils and in many nuts and seeds such as walnuts and sunflower seeds. Fatty fish like salmon and trout are also good sources of polyunsaturated fats. Polyunsaturated fats include omega-3 and omega-6, essential fats that your body needs but can't produce.

http://www.AmericanHeart.org/FaceTheFats

The American Heart Association's Face the Fats Web site helps consumers make heart-healthy choices, including:

* Test Your Fats IQ -- An interactive quiz that tests consumers'

knowledge of dietary fats and helps them learn more about fats on the

spot.

* My Fats Translator -- An easy-to-use calculator that gives individuals

their personalized daily calorie and fat consumption results. Its food

scenarios give ideas for smarter ways to prepare summer favorites, each

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SOURCE American Heart Association
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