In order to be ‘low fat’ a food, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must derive less than or equal to 30% of its total calories from fat or 3 g fat or less per reference amount customarily consumed (RACC). An easy way to find…
Low Fat Diet
While many of us know that as a general dieting guideline, avoiding high fat foods is the way to go. However, this isn’t entirely accurate and it definitely misses the target when it comes to understanding nutrition and gaining useful knowledge on the different types of fats. Enlisting in a low fat diet doesn’t mean that we should eliminate fats from our diet altogether.
The low-fat diet is proved to be effective in achieving long lasting weight loss and reducing risk of coronary heart disease and stroke. It is widely used as a treatment for obesity.