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SUGARS AND SWEETS IN LOW FAT DIET

These foods are low in fat but high in calories/kilojules. If you have elevated triglyceride levels or elevated blood sugar, these foods should not be consumed unless approved by your physician or dietitian. Sugar substitutes and sweeteners are an acceptable alternative but should be used in moderation.

            FOOD ALLOWED 
AMOUNT FOR 
1 SERVING
FOODS TO AVOID
Sugar free soft drinks, soda and mineral water (as desired)
 6 oz (125 ml)
Regular soft drinks, tonic water
Artifical sweeteners
1 tbsp (15 ml)
Sugar, honey, molasses, maple and corn syrup
Calorie reduced jam, jelly and marmalade
 1 tbsp (15 ml)
Regular jam, jelly and marmalade
Sugar free flavored and unflavoured gelatine
 1 cup (125 ml)
Regular sweetened gelatine
Calorie reduced popsicles             1 Regular popsicles and fudgsicles
Sugar free gum and calorie reduced candy            2 Regular gum, candies, marshmallows

READ LABELS!

If sugar is one of the first ingredients listed, then you know this food is high in sugar. Look for words ending in "OSE" or "OL", these are forms of sugar) e.g. fructose, sorbitol).

Changing what you eat and method of food preparation can reduce significantly your blood cholesterol level. If the cholesterol level does not come down after a few months, your physician may recommend a much stricter diet. If, despite your honest efforts, you must take medication, your good eating habits may let you reduce the quantity.
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