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TUESDAY, Dec. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Cutting down on fat is a big part of any weight-loss diet. Fat has twice the calories of protein and carbs -- so ounce for ounce, you can replace fat with twice the amount of those foods for the same calories.
You do need some fat in your diet, but you want to lower the amount of saturated fat you eat. These are the fats in meat and dairy, and they contribute to high cholesterol. Cutting out saturated fat when you want to lose weight helps rein in calories, too.
Use milk or yogurt rather than cream in recipes. Select low- or non-fat varieties when buying these dairy products. To adopt this healthy habit, reset ...