Along with sugar and salt, we vilified fat in the past, but times are changing and whilst we thought fat was a villain, we are now finding that fat is not the real issue.

Three types of fat

We need to consume fats in our diets. Some of these fats are ‘good’ fats and others were thought to be ‘bad’ fats. There are three main types of Fats: Saturated, Monounsaturated and Polyunsaturated. Saturated fats are usually solid at room temperature, think Lard. Monounsaturated and polyunsat