What types of fats should I avoid if I want to lose weight?

Ozgen Dogan
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Stay away from saturated fats (found mostly in foods from animals and some plants), like butter, cream, full-fat cheeses, meat and coconut and palm oil. Steer clear of trans-fatty acids found in animal products and hydrogenated fats found in margarines, shortening and cooking oils.

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