TLC Daily Food Guide to Lower Your Cholesterol
Sweets and Snacks
Some sweets and snacks -- like baked goods (cakes and cookies) cheese crackers, and some chips -- often are high in saturated fat and cholesterol.
Here are some low fat sweets and snacks to buy and use only now-and-then:
Just remember that, while these treats are may be low in fat, most are not low in calories. So choose them only every now-and-then, especially if you are trying to control your weight to improve your blood cholesterol levels.
Not all snack foods are high in saturated fat and cholesterol. Buy some of these low fat ones and keep them on hand for snack attacks:
For more, please read the TLC Daily Food Guide to Lower Your Cholesterol
Portions of the above information has been provided with the kind permission of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (www.nhlbi.nih.gov/).
Last Editorial Review: 3/21/2003