Benefits of a Low-Fat Diet

  • Weight loss
  • Reduce the risk of heart disease

Things to Avoid When on a Low-Fat Diet

  • High-use of oils
  • Butter/margarine, shortening, lard, palm and coconut oils
  • Limit the amount of mayonnaise, salad dressings, gravies and sauces used
  • Limit the amount of chocolate consumed
  • Avoid processed foods

Things to Eat When on a Low-Fat Diet

  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Grains & beans
  • Low-fat or fat-free dairy products
  • Lean proteins
  • Low-calorie beverages: water, green tea, black coffee, diet soda
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