Plant-based fats and oils (excluding coconut and palm oil) helps our heart to stay healthy instead of animal based fats & oils.

Nuts that are unsalted is really healthy for us and you only need a small amount.

A recommended daily intake of 30g per day or taking two tablespoon of peanut butter

It is best to eat different types of nuts as the health properties they provide varies.

Intake of saturated fats is the norm for the Kiwis and one of their biggest source of diets. Butter consist of three–fifths of saturated fats and margarine where they are known more as “table spreads”. They also contain less than one-fifth of saturated fat. Switching from butter to margarine is one way to replace saturated fat to unsaturated fats. Other good options to replace butter can be nut based butter such as the Small Batch nut variants butter such as the Crunchy Peanut, Super butter, Almond Brazil & Cashew butter, Cinnamon Raisin peanut butter, smooth peanut butter and chocolate peanut butter, with a wide selection of variants you can enjoy a difference experience when using healthy spread butter for your meal without getting bored.

Healthy fats and oils is mainly a mixture of three types of fats which includes saturated fats, polyunsaturated fats and monounsaturated fats. Poly and mono unsaturated fats are the type of fats that provides health benefits to our body. A particular food normally contains a specific type of fats that dominates over others for example animal fats like butter or meat fat which is solid at room temperature contains more saturated fats than plant based fats (other than palm oil and coconut) which exist in the form of liquid at room temperature and contains more poly or mono-unsaturated fat.

For the best health benefits it is wise to choose foods or cold pressed oils that contains more mono and poly unsaturated fat.

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