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fats

Top 10 food ingredients to avoid

Some on the list might surprise you.

The optimal oil

Extra virgin olive oil should enjoy a top spot in your recipe—it's tastier, it's healthier and it wards off disease.

Study: Cutting carbs may lead to a-fib

Electrolyte abnormalities, dehydration and inflammation are all potential side effects of low-carb diets—and they all create conditions that can lead to heart malfunctions.

The pecking order to plants

Over time, consumption of high-quality, plant-based foods can lower the risk of death—as long as you also steer clear of animal-based meats and unhealthy treats.

Foodie, know thy oil

The world of oils presents many delicious options—but it's important to learn what's suited for sauteing, baking or raw consumption.

Vary your victuals 

An assortment of healthy foods—and a little wiggle room for the occasional piece of chocolate cake—might keep your diet on track.

Human brain hard-wired to love fat-carb combo

Don't fall prey to the temptation of fast or processed food.

Study: For some, high cholesterol is low concern

Puzzling discovery suggests that certain people may carry traits that protect against the bad effects of high cholesterol in later years.

Get the 411 on healthy fats for healthy blood lipids

What fat types should you be focused on?

It’s carbs, not fats, that are bad for you

But don't give up on fruits, vegetables and legumes—they're still good for you.

Where’s the sun? And how important is it, really?

Learn the benefits—and sources—of the sunshine vitamin.

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