More Real Solutions: *how to eat less fat* Michele Lucas, RD, CDE
 
Know your numbers <ul><li>Cholesterol <200 mg/dl is desirable </li></ul><ul><li>LDL <100 mg/dl is optimal </li></ul><ul><l...
Why should you eat less fat?
Because…. <ul><li>Heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>Cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Weight control </li></ul>
Types of Fat <ul><li>Saturated fat </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bad for heart </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Monounsaturated fat </li></u...
Omega Fatty Acids <ul><li>Omega 6 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Safflower, corn oil, salad dressings and margarines  </li></ul></u...
Know Lab Values
 
 
How do you eat less fat?
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  1. 1. More Real Solutions: *how to eat less fat* Michele Lucas, RD, CDE
  2. 3. Know your numbers <ul><li>Cholesterol <200 mg/dl is desirable </li></ul><ul><li>LDL <100 mg/dl is optimal </li></ul><ul><li>HDL >60 mg/dl is protective and lovers your risk </li></ul><ul><li>Triglycerides <150 mg/dl </li></ul>
  3. 4. Why should you eat less fat?
  4. 5. Because…. <ul><li>Heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>Cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Weight control </li></ul>
  5. 6. Types of Fat <ul><li>Saturated fat </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bad for heart </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Monounsaturated fat </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Good for heart </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Polyunsaturated fat </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Good for heart </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Trans fat </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bad for heart </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. Omega Fatty Acids <ul><li>Omega 6 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Safflower, corn oil, salad dressings and margarines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Omega 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Canola and soybean oil (EPA and DHA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flaxseed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Salmon, tuna, mackerel or sardines (weekly) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eggs labeled w/ omega 3 </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. How to Eat Less Fat <ul><li>Eat high fat foods less often </li></ul><ul><li>Eat smaller amounts of high fat foods </li></ul><ul><li>Eat lower fat foods instead </li></ul>
  8. 9. Know Lab Values
  9. 12. How do you eat less fat?

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