Fat Matters.. But Calories Count...

Apr 19, 2011 by

Just because a product is fat free, doesn’t mean it is calorie free. In fact, fat free or reduced fat products can have as many, if not more, calories per serving than regular products. So, yes, you need to watch your fat intake. But remember calories do count. The new National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Obesity Guidelines encourage you to read the labels and compare products like these. 1 FIG COOKIE Fat Free…………………70 Calories Regular………………….50 Calories 1/2 CUP ICE CREAM OR FROZEN YOGURT Premium Nonfat…….190 Calories Regular…………..180 Calories 2 TBSP PEANUT BUTTER Reduced Fat………..190 Calories Regular……………190 Calories Source: National Institutes of...

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