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Early Intervention for children, Penn State University

A Prader-Willi Food Pyramid

Diet Resources

Which is better Lite or Low? Information compiled from: “U.S. Food and Drug Administration”, “Healthy Eating”

Calorie-free – A serving contains less than 5 calories.

Low-calorie – A serving contains no more than 40 calories.

Cholesterol-free – A serving contains less than 2 mg. cholesterol and 2 g. or less saturated fat.

Low-cholesterol – A serving contains no more than 20 mg. of cholesterol and 2 g. of saturated fat.

Reduced cholesterol –A serving contains at least 25 percent less cholesterol than a similar product and 2 g. or less saturated fat.

Fat-free –A serving contains less than 0.5 (1/2) g. of fat.

Low-fat –A serving contains no more than 3 g. fat.

Low-saturated fat – A serving contains no more than 1 g. saturated fat.

Reduced fat – A serving contains at least one-third less fat than the same amount of a similar product.

Lean – Cooked meat, poultry or seafood contains less than 10 g. total fat, less than 4.5 g. saturated fat and less than 95 mg. of cholesterol per 100 grams.

Extra lean –Cooked meat, poultry or seafood contains less than 10 g. total fat, less than 4.5 g. saturated fat and less than 95 mg. of cholesterol per 100 grams.

Light or Lite – A serving contains one-third fewer calories or 50 percent less fat than a similar product. If more than half the calories are from fat, fat must be reduced by 50 percent or more.

Sodium-free – A serving contains less than 5 mg. sodium.

Low-sodium – A serving contains no more than 140 mg. sodium.

Very low-sodium –A serving contains no more than 35 mg. sodium.