Follow these shortcuts to eating the right fats while omitting bad fats.
The more white you see on raw meat, the more saturated fat it contains. Limit these types of fatty cuts.
If a food contains any trans fats, avoid it altogehter.
Take the skin off poultry. Remove it before cooking to avoid saturated fat from sneaking into your meal.
Choose fish such as salmon to get a healthy dose of omega-3s.
Buy all-natural nuts, seeds and nut butters.
Select low-fat dairy to decrease unwanted saturated fat. Or replace mile with rice or almond milk.
Use natural cooking oils to prepare your foods. Olive oil and avacado oil are great sources of monounsaturated fats.
Though high is saturated fat, natural butter (perferably organic, from grass-fed cows) is loaded with vitamins and is usally better than lower-calorie margarine options. Your body needs saturated fat, just not much. If you are going to use butter, make a little pat go a long way.