Health Tip: Cutting Down on Fat11/15/13
(HealthDay News) -- Cutting back on dietary fat can help you
lose weight and improve your heart health.
The Cleveland Clinic suggests how to choose lower-fat foods:
- Read product labels, and opt for those titled nonfat, low-fat
or reduced fat.
- Focus on total fat consumed for the day, instead of fat in a
- Stick to lean cuts of meat. Aim to eat less than 6 ounces of
meat per day.
- Choose low-fat proteins, such as tofu, dried beans and peas,
low-fat dairy products and water-packed tuna.
- Drink 1 percent milk or skim milk, and eat reduced-fat or
nonfat spreads and cheeses.
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