How FAT could save your life: From dark chocolate to almonds, we reveal the 9 foods that can help you live longer

Mail Online | 7/15/2016 | Anna Magee For Healthista
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If you have fat phobia, it’s time to get over it.

Eating a diet that includes healthy fats can increase your chances of living for longer, research suggests.

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The 30-year Harvard University study found people who frequently consume unsaturated fats have a much lower risk of dying early.

Polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats are found in fish and vegetable oils and provide many health benefits.

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Here, writing for Healthista, Anna Magee reveals the nine healthiest fats and how you can indulge in them without feeling guilty...

Chocolate? Healthy? Who would have thought it. But as long as it’s eaten in moderation, chocolate can actually be beneficial.

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Dark chocolate is 11 per cent fibre and contains iron, magnesium, copper and manganese. It is also packed with antioxidants – more than blueberries to be exact.

Some of the antioxidants in dark chocolate can lower blood pressure and protect you from harmful cholesterol.

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Studies also show that people who eat dark chocolate five or more times a week are less than half as likely to suffer from heart disease, compared to people who don’t eat dark chocolate.

There are also some studies showing that it can improve brain function and protect your skin from damage when exposed to the sun.

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So, the good news is we don’t have to scrap chocolate from our diets.

Just make sure to choose quality dark chocolate, with at least 70 per cent cocoa.

Cup - Ground - Flaxseed - Grams - Fat

One cup of ground flaxseed contains a huge 48 grams of fat, but it’s all of the healthy, unsaturated kind and you actually only need one to two tablespoons to reap its benefits.

Flaxseed is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which help to reduce inflammation and improves heart and brain health.

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It’s also suggested that flaxseed can help to prevent some types of cancer as it contains plant nutrients that have estrogen and...
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