Healthy Heart, Healthy Family: A Community Health Worker's Manual for the Filipino Community

Appendix Handout Fat Matters – But Calories Count!

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Pork Longanisa sweet (2 links)

  • Calories: 210
  • Total fat: 27 grams
  • Saturated fat: 6 grams
  • 27 grams of total fat = 6 3/4 teaspoons of fat

Lean Pork Tenderlion (3 ounces)

  • Calories: 140
  • Total fat: 5 grams
  • Saturated fat: 1 grams
  • 5 grams of total fat = 1 1/4 teaspoons of fat

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Information on this page is taken from the English print version of “Healthy Heart, Healthy Family: 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




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