Say what? Yes, there are the fatty foods you should be eating.

Believing the misconception that all fats are bad for you, for years the health industry advised that people wanting to lose weight should avoid eating foods high in fat. But that’s all changed.

We now know there are good fats and bad fats. Healthy fats are used by your body to absorb vital nutrients, protect against heart disease, prevent belly fat, boost your immune system, improve brain function, and keep your nervous system running smoothly. They’re also a weapon in your fight against weight gain. When you eat healthy fatty foods, you’re not filling up on carbs, they help your body burn calories more efficiently, and they help fill you up so you’re not as hungry all the time. It’s the bad fats like trans and saturated fats that put you at risk for heart disease, raise your cholesterol, and pile on the pounds.

As you make your grocery run this week, plan to purchase the following high-fat foods for good health and weight loss