By just adding some of these quality low fat foods to your diet you will not only feel better but slowly reduce your daily fat intake.
There is a lot of talk about what to eat and what not to eat. Should you cut out all the carbs completely or go gusto with six mini meals a day? The truth always lies in the middle especially when it comes to diet, exercise, and your health.
Balance is the key. Fat usually makes you fat combined with other factors so cutting back on high fat foods create balance in your diet and improves your overall health. Fats can be a concentrated source of energy so you should not completely cut it out of your diet. A healthy diet intake of fat should not exceed 30 per cent of your total calories.
So, if your average daily intake of calories is 2,000 only 600 of those calories should be supplied by fats. Which means a healthy number not to go over is about 66.6 grams of fat a day. Most processed foods are very high in fat so just one serving will give you half if not more than your daily amount of fat intake should be. Eating a healthy diet and incorporating foods that are good for you and low in fat will keep you on the right track to incredible health.
The following is the best low-fat foods that contain less than one gram of fat per four oz serving:
- Butter beans
- Cod fillets
- Red kidney beans
- Egg White
- Skimmed Milk
- Yogurt, plain low fat
- Dried mixed fruit
By just adding some of these qualities low fat foods to your diet you will not only feel better but slowly reduce your daily fat intake. For the times when you are on the go to you have to eat out you can still stick with your low fat plan. There is always something on the menu that is not loaded with high saturated fat.
The followings are a few of the most common fast food places and what to order when on the go:
- McDonald’s – cheeseburger, small onion rings, diet coke.
- Burger King – grilled chicken sandwich or whopper junior, grilled chicken sandwich, salad and water.
- Wendy’s – hamburger or junior cheeseburger or mandarin salad, baked potato or small chili, diet coke.