When trying to shed pounds, it seems logical to remove as much fat from your diet as possible, but experts show that consuming moderate amounts of good fat is ideal. Here, Chef Devin Alexander talks about the reduced-fat products you should avoid, as well as the full-fat products you can keep in your diet to stay healthy.

No Trans Fat
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On labels anything less than 0.5 grams of trans fat -- a "bad" fat that's been linked to heart disease and other conditions -- can be legally rounded down to zero. That means if you eat several servings of a so-called trans fat-free food -- or a few such foods a day -- you can wind up consuming measurable amounts of trans fat. To avoid it, check ingredient labels and steer clear of anything containing partially hydrogenated oils.

Slideshow by Robert J. Davis, PhD