High Fat Food Intolerance

Ashley Charlebois, RD, discusses high-fat food intolerance.

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Ashley Charlebois, RD, discusses high-fat food intolerance.
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Featuring Ashley Charlebois, RD

Video Title: High Fat Food Intolerance Duration: 55 seconds

If you have problems digesting fat, it is important to try to avoid high fat foods, but keep in mind that fat is still an important nutrient. 

It is a good source of energy, fat-soluble vitamins, and of essential fatty acids. But if you do have an intolerance to fat, or if you aggravate certain symptoms if you do have high fat foods, aim for lower to moderate fat food sources.

You want to avoid high fat desserts such as cookies, cakes, pies, and it doesn’t mean that you can't have any dessert, but maybe choose lower fat options such as fruit with some low-fat yogurt or a piece of dark chocolate. 

If you're having problems digesting high fat foods, it is important to know that there are other sources and alternatives out there for what you should be eating, and you should visit your local registered dietitian for more information.

Presenter: Ms. Ashley Charlebois, Registered Dietitian, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Registered Dietitian

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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