The Facts on Fats
In This Chapter
Inflammatory health problems such as heart disease and arthritis are not a consequence of how much fat you eat, but rather what type of fat you eat. Research has shown that the amount of fat in your diet doesn’t cause health conditions. If you eat harmful fats—saturated and trans fats—you are far more likely to develop an inflammatory disease.
The key is to substitute good fats for harmful fats. That’s why Principle 2 of the anti-inflammation diet is to eat only unsaturated fats.
Eat Only Good ...