10 Healthy Foods That Offer Good Fats

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​Fats often have a bad reputation and are associated with weight gain and various lifestyle diseases and illnesses. But not all fats are bad for your health.

​Unsaturated fats – monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats – are beneficial fats and may improve good cholesterol levels, lower bad cholesterol levels, help maintain a healthy heart, and may reduce the risk of a heart disease or stroke. Tap ahead to check out foods that offer good fats.

​1. Chia Seeds

​Fibre and mineral-rich chia seeds are also a good source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which belong to the polyunsaturated fats family.

​2. Flax Seeds

​According to Healthifyme.com, a tablespoon of ground flax seeds contains approx. 1.8 gm of omega-3 fatty acids. It is also rich in fibre, which helps you to feel full for longer periods of time.

​3. Full-fat Yoghurt

​It may seem surprising, but a portion of full-fat yoghurt may provide your body with healthy fats and probiotics that your gut will be thankful for.

​4. Sunflower Seeds

​A popular healthy snack among weightwatchers and the health conscious, sunflower seeds are good sources of both polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats.

​5. Walnuts

​Walnuts are a great source of plant-based omega-3 ALA. These wonder nuts are also rich in minerals such as manganese and copper.

​6. Fish

​From mackerel to rawas, there are several Indian fishes that are rich in omega-3, which may play a role in one’s heart health.

​7. Oils

​Olive oil, coconut oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil are a few of oils containing good fats and deserve to be a part of your daily diet.

​8. Avocado

​Apart from being a great source of fibre, avocados are loaded with fats. It has monounsaturated fats that, if consumed in moderation, may help lower bad cholesterol.

​9. Eggs

​Famous for its protein and vitamin content, egg has monounsaturated fats (healthy fats), which may help develop and maintain our body’s cells.

​10. Sesame Seeds

​Sesame seeds pack a healthy punch when it comes to healthy fat content. These have both poly and monounsaturated fats.

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