2-choose healthy fats, limited satruated fat, and avoid trans fat.the total amount of fat you eat, whether high or low, isnt really linked with disease. what really matters is the type of fat you eat. the bad fatssaturated and trans fatsincrease the risk for certain diseases. the good fatsmonounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatslower disease risk. the key to a healthy diet is to substitute good fats for bad fatsand to avoid trans fats.although it is still important to limit the amount of cholesterol you eat, especially if you have diabetes, dietary cholesterol isnt nearly the villain its been portrayed to be. cholesterol in the bloodstream is whats most important. and the biggest influence on blood cholesterol level is the mix of fats in your dietnot the amount of cholesterol you eat from food.