Healthy Eating: Cutting Unhealthy Fats From Your Diet
Foods like cheese, butter, sausage, and desserts may taste good to you, but they can have a lot of Reference saturated fat Opens New Window and cholesterol. Eating too much of these unhealthy fats could lead to Reference high cholesterol Opens New Window and heart disease.
Start with small changes first. Use heart-healthy olive or canola oil instead of butter for cooking. Drink fat-free or low-fat milk instead of 2% milk or whole milk. Pick leaner cuts of meat.
Use this topic as a guide for making healthy choices.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: February 4, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Rhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator