How much fat should be in the diet is a source of controversy in nutrition today.
While there are healthy sources of fat you should be eating, all the foods on this list should be avoided, or at least limited to a very occasional treat.
Of all the fats listed below, trans-fats are easily the most damaging and should be avoided. Read ingredient labels and avoided any trans or partially hydrogenated fats.
High-fat foods to avoid include fast foods, whipped cream, fatty meats, fried foods, fatty snacks, processed meats, desserts, fatty salad dressings, animal fats, and trans-fats. The daily value (DV) for fat is 65 grams per day.
For more information, see the article on healthy high fat foods to eat, foods high in omega 3 fats, and the complete ranking of 200 foods high in fat.