A very useful and easy to understand information that we need to know about concerning the different types of fat which are the good, the ugly, and the bad. Adults should get 20% to 35% of their daily calories from fat, according to the 2010 Dietry Guidelines for Americans. Many of us cut the science behind fats and replace with refined carbohydrates, so we miss out on the benefits of healthy fats. Eating lots of refined carbohydrates can increase triglyceride levels, which can contribute to heart and blood vessel diseases. Let’s take a look at the various types fat, their effect on our body and their sources.