Diabetic Diet: Fat Choices 2017-01-28T09:36:03-06:00

Diabetic Diet: Fat Choices

Fat (1 choice = 5 grams of fat and 45 calories)

Monounsaturated Fat Choices
Avocado 2 Tbsp.
Oil (Canola, olive, peanut) 1 tsp.

Olives: Ripe (black)
Green, stuffed

8 large
10 large
Nuts: almonds, cashews, mixed
(50% peanuts)
6 nuts
Peanuts 10 nuts
Pecans 4 halves
Peanut butter ½ Tbsp.
Sesame seeds 1 Tbsp.

Saturated Fat Choices
Bacon, cooked 1 slice
Bacon grease 1 tsp.

Butter: Stick
Whipped
Reduced fat

1 tsp.
2 tsp.
1 Tbsp.

Chitterlings, boiled 2 Tbsp.
Coconut, sweetened, shredded 2 Tbsp.
Coconut milk 1 Tbsp.
Cream, half and half 2 Tbsp.
Cream cheese, Regular Reduced fat 1 Tbsp.
Fatback or salt pork 1” x 1” x ¼”
Shortening or lard 1 tsp.
Sour cream: Regular
Reduced fat
2 Tbsp.
2 Tbsp.

Polyunsaturated Fat Choices
Margarine: stick, tub, squeeze
Low-fat
1 tsp.

1 Tbsp.

Mayonnaise: Regular
Reduced-fat
1 tsp.
1 Tbsp.

Nuts: walnuts, English

4 halves
Oil (corn, safflower, soybean) 1 tsp.
Salad dressing: Regular
Low-fat
1 Tbsp.
2 Tbsp.
Miracle Whip Salad Dressing Regular
Reduced-fat
2 tsp.

2 Tbsp.

Seeds: pumpkin, sunflower 1 Tbsp.