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Low Fat Diet Information

Updated on March 11, 2010
Low fat diests may seem hard at first, but you will find plenty of tasty alternatives to the weekly roast beef joint!
Low fat diests may seem hard at first, but you will find plenty of tasty alternatives to the weekly roast beef joint!

Introduction to a Low Fat Diet

A low fat diet is possibly one of the best ways to lose weight naturally.  Moving to a low fat diet is  along term, and should be a mental adjustment on your part, to a new way of living.  Cutting back on heavy fat foods will often leave you feeling hungry when you first begin, and it will be a difficult path for the first few weeks.

Fortuantely it will not be long before your palette and stomach return to normal, and you will find yourself losing weight, feeling better, and still having plenty of low fat diet emals which will keep your appetite at bay, without having to worry about gaining weight.

The Benefits of a Low Fat Diet

A low fat diet can easily help you lose weight, without lowering the quality of your food, you can even if you so wish, make the odd allowance for an occasional roast beef sandwich without worrying too much. the key to a low fat diet is moderating your fat intake, and the lower it is the better your low fat diet will work!

Changing to a low fat diet can increase your health, as well as help you lose weight.

Low Fat Diet Foods!

Food Type
Good Low Fat Foods
Mediocre Low Fat Foods
Bad Low Fat Foods
Wholemeal Breads
White Bread
Porridge and Oats
Low Fibre Cereals
Fried Bread
High Fibre Cereals
White Rice & Pasta
Cakes & Biscuits
Wholegrain Rice & Pasta
Plain Biscuits or Scones
Fruit, Vegetables & Nuts
All Vegetables (Fresh or Frozen)
Oven Chips
Beans & Lentils
Fried or Roast Potatoes
Baked Potatoes
Vegetables Cooked in Fats
Dried Fruits
Potato Snacks
Coconut, Brazils & Peanuts
White Fish
Oily fish
Lean White Meat
Lean Meats
meat fat & Crackling
Lean Mince
Sausages & Pates
Liver & Kidney
Meat Pies & Pasties
Eggs and Dairy
Skimmed & Semi Skimmed Milk
Whole Milk & Cream
Cottage Cheese
Ice Cream
Low Fat Yohurt
Hard Cheeses & Cream Cheese
Egg Whites
Three egg yolks a week
Spreads and Fat Based Products
Low Fat Spreads
Margarine (High in Polyunsaturates)
Margarine (Low in Polyunsaturates)
Corn, Sunflower & Olive Oil
Tea & Coffee
Packet Soups
Cream Soups
Mineral Water
Alcoholic Drinks
Milky Drinks
Fruit Juices
Sugary Drinks

Eating and Enjoying with a Low Fat Diet

With a low fat diet you can eat how you please, however the less bad foods you eat the better.  Sometimes it can be hard for some people to stick to variable diets such as the low fat diet. Programs such as Weight Watchers can be a great help to those who always just eat a little bit more of the bad stuff than they should. With Weight Watchers it gives you a brilliant points system, allowing you to still eat the things you love, in moderation.

If you have the will power yourself, a low fat diet following the table above, or just a bit of common sense, could help you lose weight in no time.

The best part of the low fat diet is that you can still indulge in the foods you love occasionally, without breaking the waist line. Simply by eating healthily a little bit more low fat foods, and a little bit less of the high fat foods, you will find yourself loosing weight, and feeling better!


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    • thisisoli profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from Austin, Texas (From York, England!)

      Its surprising how many foods you think might be low fat are infact high in fats!

    • Ann Nonymous profile image

      Ann Nonymous 

      8 years ago from Virginia

      This is good, a low fat diet plan to lower the fat! (Why does that sound redundant?) Good job, Oli!

    • thisisoli profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from Austin, Texas (From York, England!)

      when you are editing a hub go to teh top right where it has all the modules (Amazon, text, image, etc, but not the floating bar) there is a table module there. :)

    • Amber Allen profile image

      Amber Allen 

      8 years ago

      Hi Oli

      A great hub. How do you insert a table in your hub. I've tried and failed miserably!


    • artrush73 profile image


      8 years ago

      Very well researched, great info.

      thanks for sharing


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