Reducing Fat, Sugar, and Sodium
by Allye Guajardo
Tips to reduce fat:
-You can season vegetables with herbs and spices and lemon instead of butter.
-Use low fat and Skim milk products instead of whole milk.
-Roast, boil, bake, or broil rather than fry foods.
-Trim the fat from meats before and after cooking.
-Read the lables on food from the supermarket and determine the amount and types of fats in foods.
Tips to reduce sugar:
-Drink fruit juice of unsweetened tea instead of soft drinks.
-Serve fresh fruits and vegetables rather than candy and cookies.
-Limit the amount of sugar added to fruits.
-Buy unsweetened cereals and add fruit instead of sugar.
-Use spices for flour instead of sugar.