Action Plan To Reduce Your Fat Intake

Posted by Trupti Shirole on Sun, Oct 31, 2010  
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Limit the serving of meat in your meals. See to it that this does not exceed 85-115 grams per serving. Instead opt for lean meat. Avoid red meat.

Remove the skin from the poultry before eating eat. This can even be done before cooking.

When buying a turkey, do not but a pre-basted turkey. It is often injected with coconut oil, butter or other fats.

Resort to low fat cooking methods like- broiling, baking, grilling or roasting.

After cooking soups or stew, chill them. Fat will congeal on it. Skim off this fat. Reheat the soup and then consume it.

Avoid fried foods. Use non-stick utensils while cooking. Sauté vegetables in wine, tomato puree or fruit juice.

Buy skimmed milk, low fat cheese, margarine, cottage cheese and yoghurt.

Toss salads with fat free dressings. Instead you can make use of lemon, vinegar, mustard seeds, herbs and spices. If you have to use oil, then use olive oil.

While eating out, chose broth-based soups instead of cream soups.

Instead of custards or ice-creams, use low fat dessert alternatives like fresh fruits, gelatins or fruit cake.

While using oil, always measure it then pour it. This practice will ensure that you use lesser oil while cooking.



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