Fats and Oils

Try and limit your fats and oils (extras) with no more than about 15% of your total intake for each day. Oils are fats that are liquid at room temperature such as veggie oils used for cooking food.

Oils: canola oil, corn oil, cottonseed oil, olive oil, safflower oil, soybean oil, sunflower oil

Food Sources: mayonnaise, some salad dressings and margarine

Solid Fats are fats at room temperature such as butter or shortening. Fats mainly come from animal sources.

Food Sources: butter, beef fat, chicken fat, pork fat

Good and Bad Fats/Oils