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How are fats and oils included in the DASH diet?

Marla  Heller, MS, RD
Nutrition & Dietetics

When you choose fats on the DASH diet, you should focus on heart-healthy fats found in olive oil, avocados and fish, and avoid saturated fats that cause cholesterol to go up. Watch registered dietitian Marla Heller explain which fats are best to use.

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