A 37-year-old male asked:
please provide some do's and don'ts on eating a low fat diet.
14 doctor answers
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata answered
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Ignore: Make sure to eat good fats, like avocados, rock coconut, coconut oil, and nuts.
Answered on Mar 24, 2017
Dr. Leo Eschbach jr answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ignore: Fruits and vegetables – eating fruits and vegetables can help prevent heart disease and strokes.
Answered on Oct 7, 2017
Dr. Margret Rose Dellosso answered
18 years experience Clinical Psychology
Ignore: Do read package labels. Try new foods, create a food plan especially when eating out. Enjoy yourself.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
Dr. Richard Gould answered
Specializes in ADHD and Autism
Ignore: Low fat food tend to have more sugar or other additives. Stick to foods that are naturally low fat.
Answered on May 18, 2014
Dr. Bernard Seif answered
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Ignore: Low fat can be bad. No feeling of satiety and you will eat more. Eat good fat not low fat.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Christopher Schmidt answered
36 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Ignore: Read labels/ingredients and avoid fried food and excessive dairy.
Answered on Jun 29, 2014
Dr. Harold Peltan answered
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Don't: Don't eat a high carb diet while on a low fat diet. Your body will convert the extra carbs into fat.
Answered on Jul 28, 2014
Dr. Felix Toro answered
39 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Ignore: Do eat unsaturated fats like olive oil, mixed nuts and fish oils, do not eat the transfats of frying.
Answered on Jul 28, 2014
Dr. Carlos Orrego answered
27 years experience Cardiology
Ignore: Do eat appropriate portions of carbohydrate, proteins , vegetables and fruits.
Answered on May 29, 2015
Dr. Naveed Naeem answered
13 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Ignore: Do Increase your protein intake in the form of protein shakes, chicken, turkey, and fish.
Answered on Nov 26, 2014
Dr. John Gaffney answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
Check: Check out sugar content as well (sometimes companies compensate for low fat with more sugar).
Answered on Jan 25, 2015
Dr. Cynthia Frazier answered
38 years experience Gynecology
You: You need fat - eat good fat avoid foods advertised as "low fat" they are often "high sugar".
Answered on May 26, 2015
Dr. Mark Dickson answered
22 years experience General Surgery
Avoid these: Cream, cheese, milk, butter, fried foods all are high in fat. Avoid foods that have them.
Answered on Jun 3, 2015
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