Low Fat Meal Plan
Here is a traditional low fat eating plan that aims to keep fats to 30% or lower as recommended by the American Heart Association. Breakfast
Fruit or Fruit juice
breakfast cereal (avoid toasted muesli or that with high sugar content) or cooked oats with skim or low-fat milk
savory dish: grilled tomato, baked beans (2 eggs a week)
bread or toast with a scrape or mono- or polyunsaturated margarine and spread such as jam, honey, or yeast extract.
water, tea, coffee, skim milk
mixed vegetable salad with polyunsaturated dressing or no-oil dressing
cottage cheese, drained canned fish or bean dish
bread, bread roll, pita bread or crispbread (aim for wholemeal)
fruit or low-fat yoghurt
water, tea, coffee, skim milk or fruit juice
small serve of lean meat, chicken or fish (remove all fat, and skin on poultry, and limit fats in meal preparation) or vegetarian savory dish
rice, potato, pasta
mixed vegetable salad
low-fat dessert made with low-fat milk (custard, yoghurt
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Insull, W., Henderson, M. M., Prentice, R. L., Thompson, D. J., Clifford, C., Goldman, S., … & Woods, M. (1990). Results of a randomized feasibility study of a low-fat diet. Archives of Internal Medicine, 150(2), 421-427. Link
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