Fat solid at room temperature are saturated and liquid at room temperature are unsaturated. It’s the saturated and that Trans saturated fats which increases the bad LDL cholesterol. 1% rise in total and or bad LDL cholesterol raise the chances of heart attack by 2%.
Trans fat is equally bad. Hydrogenated oils available as vanaspati are the trans fats and are worse than butter. They increase the bad LDL cholesterol and reduce the good HDL cholesterol. 1% reduction in good HDL cholesterol increases the chances of heart attack by 3%.
Chocolate is equally bad as it contains refined sugar and can increase insulin resistance and makes one prone to get diabetes and abdominal obesity.
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