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Food and Nutrition

Oils and Fats

Canada's Food Guide

There are different types of fats in foods including saturated, unsaturated and trans fats. Choosing the right amount and types of oils and fats can lower your risk of developing certain diseases such as heart disease. For good health, include a small amount of unsaturated fat and limit the amount of saturated and trans fat in your day.

Learn more about the type and amount of fat to include in your day.


Learn more about limiting foods and beverages high in saturated and/or trans fat.


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Choosing lower fat foods within the four food groups