Dietary Fat and Fat Replacers


Find resources that provide background and support for education efforts related to fats, including consumption statistics, information on trans fats, cholesterol and saturated fats, fat replacers, heart disease risk reduction, and more.

Are Trans Fats Dangerous?

Harvard School of Public Health.

Look Up Fat Replacers in the Glossary

Calorie Control Council.

Read About Dietary Fats and Fat Replacers

International Food Information Council Foundation.

How Much Fat Do We Need? (PDF | 97 KB)

National Academy of Sciences.

Scroll down for dietary reference intakes (DRIs) of various fats and cholesterol.

Is Saturated Fat Bad or Good?

Harvard School of Public Health.

Bright Red Question Mark Test Your "Sat Fat" IQ

The Healthy Fridge.