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HELP!! Is This a High Fat Food?

 

Diets moderately low in fat are good diets to follow during and after weight loss.  These diets have no more than 5 grams of fat per serving or no more than 30% of calories from fat.

How do I know if a food has 30% of calories from fat?   

         
  1. Look at the total calories per serving on the food label.

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  3. Divide the total calories per serving by 3, in your head or with a calculator.

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  5. This is your final number.

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  7. Now look at the calories from fat per serving on the food label.

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  9. If the calories from fat are more than your final number, it is a high fat food. Eat less of these foods.

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  11. If the calories from fat are the same as your final number (or no more than 3 - 5 calories above or below), it is a moderately low fat food. Eat more of these foods.

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  13. If the calories from fat are considerably less than your final number, it is a low fat food. Do include some low fat foods in your diet.
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