The types of fat that you eat are more important than the total amount of fat that you eat.

To lower your risk of heart disease,it is recommended to eat foods that are rich in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats.

Common sources of these healthy fats include:  avocado nuts, such as almonds, cashews, walnuts, and peanuts

seeds, such as pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, and sesame seeds

soybean products, such as tofu olive oil flaxseed oil peanut oil soybean oil

Try to choose foods that are rich in essential nutrients and limit your intake of excess calories, refined carbohydrates, and saturated or trans fats.

To manage your blood sugar levels, bodyweight, and risk of complications from type 2 diabetes, eating a balanced diet is important.