Patient Education Dietary Fat and Heart Health

There is convincing scientific evidence that replacing saturated fat with polyunsaturated fat decreases your risk of developing coronary heart disease (Mozaffarian et al 2010; PLoS Med).

With that in mind, our message, as healthcare professionals, should be to replace foods high in saturated fat with foods that are high in polyunsaturated fats.

See examples of unsaturated fats that are good for you below.