How's Your Diet for Fat?
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How often do you . . .

3. drink whole milk or eat hard cheeses or ice cream?

If you answered "sometimes" ...
Try low fat milk and milk products more often. While dairy products are an important part of a healthy diet, skim milk and low fat cheeses are better choices. Low fat frozen yogurt is a good substitute for ice cream.

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Sources: "Choose a Diet Low in Fat, Saturated Fat, and Cholesterol." Home and Garden Bulletin 253-4. Human Nutrition Information Service, United States Department of Agriculture, July 1993.

"Making Healthy Food Choices." Home and Garden Bulletin 250. Human Nutrition Information Service, United States Department of Agriculture, February 1993.

To get more information about fats, read the file on "Fat".


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