Low Fat Foods Listings

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Low Fat Foods Listings2016-12-01T11:23:28+00:00

Low Fat Foods Reference List

In general, high fat foods should be limited or avoided, regardless of the diet your doctor may prescribe for you. High fat foods are well known to aggravate many gastrointestinal disorders. Aside from the obvious cardiac and weight loss benefits, a low fat diet will also significantly benefit your digestive system.

Below is an exhaustive list of low fat foods. Many of these foods are recommended as part of the other diets mentioned in our health library:

Fruits:

Apple

Apricot

Avocado

Banana

Cantaloupe

Casaba melon

Crenshaw melon

Fig

Grape

Grapefruit

Honeydew melon

Lemon

Lime

Kiwi

Mango

Orange

Papaya

Peach

Pear

Persimmon

Pineapple

Plums

Pomegranate

Tangerine

Watermelon

Berries

Blueberries

Boysenberries

Cherries

Cranberries

Currants

Gooseberries

Loganberries

Raspberries

Strawberries

Dried Fruits:

Apples

Apricots

Blueberries

Cherries

Cranberries

Dates

Figs

Peaches

Pears

Prunes

Raisins

Strawberries

Vegetables from the Sea:

Kelp

Nori

Dulse

Agar-Agar

Arame

Hijiki

Kumbu

Wakame

Vegetables:

Acorn squash

Artichoke

Asparagus

Bean sprouts

Beets

Brussels sprouts

Butternut squash

Cabbage

Cauliflower

Carrots

Celery

Corn

Cucumbers

Eggplant

Green beans

Hubbard squash

Iceberg lettuce (head lettuce)

Leeks

Mushrooms

Okra

Onions

Parsnips

Potatoes-Baked

Rutabaga

Squash (all varieties)

Sweet potatoes

Tomatoes

Turnips

Wax beans

Zucchini

Dark Green Leafy Vegetables:

Bok choi

Broccoli

Collard Greens

Dark Green leafy vegetables

Kale

Mesclun

Mustard Greens

Romaine Lettuce

Spinach

Turnip Greens

Watercress

Beet

Greens

Chard

Dandelion Green

Beans and Peas:

Egg whites

Skinless chicken breast

Skinless turkey breast

Lean beef

Lean pork

Lean lamb

Lean veal

Liver

Rabbit

Venison

Game hens

Game birds

Protein:

Milk – 1% reduced fat

Skim milk

Low fat goat milk

Soy milk

Low fat yogurt

Low and reduced fat cheese

Goat cheese

Skim mozzarella

Low fat string cheese

Neufchatel cheese

Low fat cream cheese

Dairy:

Black beans

Black-eyed peas

Chickpeas (garbanzo beans)

Great northern beans

Green peas

Kidney beans

Lentils

Lima beans

Mung beans

Navy beans

Pinto beans

Soy beans

Split peas

Tofu (bean curd)

White beans

Adzuki beans

Fish and Shellfish:

Catfish

Cod

Flounder

Haddock

Halibut

Herring

Mackerel

Pollock

Salmon

Sea bass

Snapper

Swordfish

Trout

Tuna

Clams

Crab

Crayfish

Lobster

Mussels

Octopus

Oysters

Scallops

Squid (calamari)

Shrimp

Light tuna canned in water

Nuts and Seeds:

Low fat peanut butter

Sesame seeds

Sunflower seeds

Pumpkin seeds

Almonds

Cashews

Hazelnuts

Filberts

Peanuts

Pecans

Pistachios

Walnuts

Pine nuts

Although some nuts are higher in fat content than others they are also an good source of proteins and fiber and should be eaten in moderation when following a low fat eating regime.

Breads and Grains:

Whole wheat bread

Bulgur

Cracked wheat

Oatmeal

Whole Grain Cornmeal

Brown Rice

Wild Rice

Amaranth

Millet

Quinoa

Sorghum

Triticale

Popcorn

Whole wheat cereal flakes

Whole wheat buns

Whole wheat rolls

Muesli

Whole grain barley

Pearl barley

Whole rye

Whole wheat crackers

Whole wheat pretzels

Whole wheat pasta

Whole wheat tortillas

Brown rice pasta

Quinoa pasta

Whole meal

Snacks:

Air popped popcorn

Angel food cake

Oatmeal cookies

Low fat puddings

Low fat custards

Ice milk

Low fat frozen yogurt

Low fat ice cream

Whole wheat crackers

Whole wheat pretzels

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