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5 WAYS TO REDUCE SATURATED FAT

By Julie DavisHealthDay Reporter

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TUESDAY, Dec. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Cutting down on fat is a big part of any weight-loss diet[1]. Fat has twice the calories of protein and carbs -- so ounce for ounce, you can replace fat with twice the amount of those foods for the same calories.

You do need some fat in your diet[2], but you want to lower the amount of saturated fat you eat. These are the fats[3] in meat and dairy, and they contribute to high cholesterol[4]. Cutting out saturated fat when you want to lose weight[5] helps rein in calories, too.

Use milk or yogurt rather than cream in recipes[6]. Select low- or non-fat varieties when buying these dairy products. To adopt this healthy habit, reset ...

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