monounsaturated fat

The low-fat craze has ebbed somewhat in recent years as other nutrients -- primarily carbohydrates and, in particular, sugars -- have become the new villains of the diet scene. But many foods are still marketed with the claim that they are "fat free" or "low fat."
Researchers have found that eating avocado, because of its rich stores of heart-healthy mono-unsaturated fats, can actually lower your risk of heart disease and reduce inflammation!