5 All-Star Foods That Are High in Healthy Fats

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The key to consuming fat in a way that helps you reap all its benefits is to know the difference between healthy and unhealthy fats, which function differently in our bodies. Cara Harbstreet, RDN, founder of Street Smart Nutrition, breaks it down for us, explaining that there are two main categories of healthy fats that are considered beneficial: monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats.

The USDA recommends healthy adults aim to have 20 to 35 percent of their overall calories come from fat. Ideally, this is spread out over your meals and snacks throughout the day, and combined with other healthy sources of fat, protein, and fiber. What are the best foods to get your healthy fats in?

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