Download Fats and Oils To Choose (25k) handout.
When you do use fats and oils, choose those with less saturated fat.
Lower in Saturated Fat—Choose More Often
Higher in Saturated Fat—Choose Less Often
Read the Food Label To Choose Foods Lower in Saturated Fat, Trans Fat, and Cholesterol!
Use this handy list to help you choose products with the least amount of saturated fat.
Source: Adapted from the Canola Council of Canada. “Canola Oil Dietary Fat.” (http://www.canolacouncil.org/PDF/dietarychart.pdf#zoom=100) July 19, 2007.
Information on this page is taken from the English print version of “Your Heart, Your Life, A Community Health Worker's Manual.” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NIH Publication No. 08-3674, Originally Printed 1999, Revised May 2008.
Last Updated March 2012