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Dr. Oz explains best saturated fats for health, from coconut oil to nuts

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Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. In that category: Dr. Mehmet Oz's announcement that he's reversed his views on the dangers of all saturated fats. Instead, he's a believer in a recent study showing that "saturated fat in moderation may actually help to create HDL (good cholesterol) in your blood," said Dr. Oz, author of "YOU: On A Diet Revised Edition: The Owner's Manual for Waist Management" (click for details).

And while he's not an Atkins diet advocate yet, Dr. Oz does feel that eating healthy fats can boost your weight loss. Worth noting: The low carb high fat (LCHF) ketogenic Atkins diet has been updated to emphasize eating healthy fats as well as fiber in "The New Atkins Made Easy: A Faster, Simpler Way to Shed Weight and Feel Great -- Starting Today."

So which healthy fats should you eat? Dr. Oz recommends:

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