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Updated 29 July 2015

Fat-free vs. regular snacks

This list of foods demonstrates that "fat-free" is not necessarily synonymous with "calorie-free".

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This list of foods demonstrates that "fat-free" is not necessarily synonymous with "calorie-free":

Fat-free or reduced fat

Regular

 

Calories

 

Calories

Reduced fat peanut butter, 2 tbsp187Regular peanut butter, 2 tbsp191
Reduced fat chocolate chip cookies, 3 cookies (30g)118Regular chocolate chip cookies, 3 cookies (30g)142
Fat free fig cookies, 2 cookies (30g)102Regular fig cookies, 2 cookies (30g)111
Non-fat vanilla frozen yoghurt
(<1% fat) 1/2 cup
100Regular whole milk vanilla frozen yoghurt (3-4% fat), 1/2 cup104
Light vanilla ice cream (7% fat), 1/2 cup111Regular vanilla ice cream (11% fat), 1/2 cup133
Fat free caramel topping, 2 tbsp103Caramel topping, homemade with butter, 2 tbsp103
Low fat granola cereal, approx. 1/2 cup (55g)213Regular granola cereal, approx. 1/2 cup (55g)257
Low fat blueberry muffin, 1 small (6,5cm)131Regular blueberry muffin, 1 small (6,5cm)138
Baked tortilla chips, 30g113Regular tortilla chips, 30g143
Low fat cereal bar, 1 bar (37g)130Regular cereal bar, 1 bar (37g)140


 
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