Dietary fats are essential to give your body energy and to support cell growth. They also help protect your organs and help keep your body warm. Fats help your body absorb some nutrients and produce important hormones, too.
Polyunsaturated fats candecrease bad cholesterol (LDL) while also increasing good cholesterol (HDL). And PUFAs also reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease . That's a win-win-win. PUFAs contain those ticker-friendly omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids we're always hearing about.