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You don't have to abandon all your favorite recipes to eat
healthier. Several small modifications to your current recipes can often
greatly lower the fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, and/or calories in your diet.
These small changes in your current recipes can make a big difference
in your intake of fat and calories without significantly affecting the taste or
enjoyment of your favorite meals. Some suggestions for making heart-healthy
substitutions in your recipes are given below.
To eat less fat, salt, and cholesterol, use the following tips while
More tips for reducing fat in recipes
Other Works Consulted
American Heart Association (2006). Diet and lifestyle
recommendations revision 2006. Circulation, 114(1):
82–96. [Erratum in Circulation, 114(1): e27.]
July 15, 2013
Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology & Colleen Gobert, PhD, RD - Registered Dietitian
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