Avocados are chock-full of good-for-you monounsaturated fat. They're rich, creamy and delicious. Just when you thought it could not get any better, avocado also may lower LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol).
2 EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL OR OLIVES
High in monounsaturated fats, olives and olive oil pack a serious, nutritious punch. Many studies show that olive oil protects the heart.
3 NUTS, SEEDS & NUT BUTTERS
What's not to love about nuts? The fat in nuts also has been proven to provide protection against heart disease. Nuts taste wonderful alone or can enhance a meal or a salad.
4 FULL-FAT DAIRY
Especially organic, dairy packs healthy Omega 3 fatty acids, is rich and creamy and just plain old delicious.
5 DARK CHOCOLATE
Chocolate is half fat, and it's the good stuff, the monounsaturated fats. Just remember, a little dab will do you.