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WJLA, August 29, 2012

Top benefits of healthy fats: What they are and how they help

Not all fat is evil. Fat--the healthy kind--is actually necessary and could even help you lose weight and look better. Take a look at some sources of healthy fat and what their benefits are.

Hummus

The popular spread is often made with olive oil, which contains oleic acid—a fat that helps impair the gene responsible for at least 20 percent of breast cancers, researchers from Northwestern University have found.

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