List Of Low Fat Foods

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low fat foodsIt’s always useful to have a list of low fat foods at hand. Remember how many bad food choices you have made… and now imagine how many good choices you could have made if you had that list at hand – especially if you want to lower the fat consumption in your diet.

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It’s not necessary to shop with a list in your hands, but it’s good to know a little more about low fat foods so that you can make healthier and more informative food choices when shopping for a healthy dinner.

You should know that it’s not healthy to lower your fat consumption to ground zero, as well as it’s not healthy to overeat with low or fat free foods, because they still contain calories from carbohydrates and proteins. The best advice is to pay closer attention to food labels.

Here is a small list of the most popular low fat foods arranged in groups:

Meat and Fish

  1. Lean ham
  2. Lower-fat hot dogs
  3. Low-fat cold cuts – 95 to 97% fat-free lunch meats
  4. Chicken or turkey – white meat
  5. Water-packed tuna
  6. Beef – round, loin, fat-trimmed and extra lean ground beef
  7. Fish and shellfish – unbreaded fresh, frozen and canned in water
  8. Turkey sausage – well drained
  9. Vegetarian sausage – made with tofu

Dairy Products

  1. Milk – skim, reduced-fat (2%) and low-fat (1%)
  2. Yogurt – low fat and fat-free frozen, plain low-fat yogurt
  3. Imitation whipped cream – made with skim milk
  4. Cream cheese – light and fat-free
  5. Cheese – reduced-calorie, low-calorie processed and fat-free
  6. Cottage cheese – low-fat (1%), reduced-fat (2%)
  7. Mozzarella cheese – made with part-skim milk
  8. Ricotta cheese – made with part-skim milk
  9. Dry milk powder – made with low-fat (1%), reduced-fat (2%) or non-fat milk

Cereals, Grains, and Pastas

19. Bran flakes, crispy rice, cornflakes
20. Cooked grits or oatmeal – here’s a low calorie recipe for an oatmeal cake
21. Rice or noodles – spaghetti, macaroni
22. Pasta with vegetables (primavera)
23. Pasta with red sauce (marinara)
24. Reduced-fat granola

Baked Foods

25. Hard French rolls
26. English muffins, bagels, reduced-fat or fat-free muffins or scones
27. Low-fat or saltine crackers – lower in sodium
28. Cake – white, gingerbread
29. Cookies – reduced-fat or fat-free (graham crackers, ginger snaps, fig bars)

Check these low fat and low calories cookies and crackers

Snacks and Sweets

30. Fruits – apples, bananas, oranges, peaches, grape fruit, lemons, pears
31. Vegetables – broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, tomatoes
32. Popcorn – air-popped and light microwave
33. Puddings – made with skim milk

2 thoughts on “List Of Low Fat Foods

  1. surley having such a list is a very useful thing,but the problem is resisting the urge to eat food that is full of fats

  2. Well the upside farouk is that I can almost guarantee that when you start seeing results from sticking to foods like these found in the list, you won’t want to go back to eating foods containing a lot of fat.

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