Summary of Limits

This chart is a handy guide to take with you to the supermarket. It will help you make healthy, lower fat choices. You will often find foods that have even less fat. Try them!

FOOD GROUPITEMMAXIMUM FAT
Meat/Fish/Poultryground meat or poultry processed meat or poultry cheese90% lean or better
2 grams per ounce
5 grams per ounce
Dairymilk
cottage cheese
yogurt (dairy, not frozen)
1%
1%
1%
Fats/Oilssee page 12see page 12
Fruits/Vegetablesfruit
vegetables
0
2 grams
Starchesbread
cereal
crackers
salty snacks
2 grams
2 grams
2 grams
2 grams
Dessertscookies/baked goods
frozen desserts
special (1 or 2 per week)
2 grams
2 grams
4 grams
Miscellaneoussoup: meal
with a sandwich
cream soup
pasta sauce
frozen dinners
4 grams
2 grams
3 grams
2 grams
8 gram

Food Groups

Meat/Fish/Poultry/Eggs

Dairy Products

Fats/Oils

Fruits/Vegetables

Starches

Special Desserts/Baked Goods

Other Dietary Restrictions

Summary of Limits