Fats & Oils

According to a survey conducted for the American Heart Association, even though consumers have become more aware of trans fats, fewer than half of Americans know that the "better" fats (monounsaturated and polyunsaturated) can help reduce their risk of heart disease.

To begin learning more about fat facts and eating sensibly, go to any of the links on this page. You can also browse our heart-healthy recipes.


Fats - Fats 101 Fats 101

Do you know everything you need to know to make healthy fat choices?  Take our crash course on fats.
Fats - Meet the Fats Meet the Fats

It's time to meet the fats.  Some are bad,  Some are better.

Fats - The Dish with Dr. Eckel The Dish with Dr. Eckel

Dr. Bob Eckel, a past president of the American Heart Association, shares some of the latest information on the world of dietary fats.
Fats - Restaurant Resources Restaurant Resources

Check out these resources for help in minimizing trans fats in your restaurant.  Keep your customers satisfied and heart-healthy


My Fats Translator

My Fats Translator Data Entry Screen

Try our easy-to-use tool that calculates your personalized:
  • daily calorie needs
  • recommended range for total fats
  • limits for bad fats: saturated and trans

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