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I made a list of some of my favorite food and started looking for what do they contain in terms of calories, saturated and unsaturated fats. Here is the chart I made. I am sure you would like to go thorough to know the numbers. (Source:http://www.ntwrks.com/~mikev/chart1.html)

 Food  Portion size  Weight (g)  Calories we consume  Fat (g)  Saturated Fat (g)  Cholesterol (mg)  Carbohydrate (g)  Protein (g)
 Brownies w/nuts - Home Recipe  1 Brownie  20  95  6  1.4  18  11  1
 Brownies w/nuts - Commercial  1 Brownie  25  100  4  1.6  14  16  1
 Cheddar Cheese - shredded  1 Cup  113  455  37  23.8  119  1  28
 Cheese Crackers - plain  10 Crackers  10  50  3  0.9  6  6  1
 Cheesecake  1 Cake  1110  3350  213  119.9  2053  317  60
 Cheesecake  1 Piece  92  280  18  9.9  170  26  5
 Chocolate Chip cookies - Commercial  4 Cookie  42  180  9  2.9  5  28  2
 Chocolate Chip cookies - Home Recipe  4 Cookie  40  185  11  3.9  18  26  2
 Cream of Mashroom Soup, Canned, with Water  1 Cup  244  130  9  2.4  2  9  2
 Cream of Mashroom Soup, Canned, with Milk  1 Cup  248  205  14  5.1  20  15  6
 Ice Cream, Vanilla, Regular, 11% fat  1 Cup  133  270  14  8.9  59  32  5
 Ice Cream, Vanilla, Rich, 16% fat  1 Cup  148  350  24  14.7  88  32  4
 Honey  1 TBSP  21  65  0  0  0  17  0
 Onion Rings, Breaded, Frozen  2 Rings  20  80  5  1.7  0  8  1
 Parmesan Cheese, grated  1 Cup  100  455  30  19.1  79  4  42
 Peanut Butter  1 TBSP  16  85  8  1.4  0  3  5
 Pizza, Cheese  1 Slice  120  290  9  4.1  26  39  15
 French Fries, Frozen, Deep Fried  10 Fries  50  160  8  2.5  0  20  2
 French Fries, Frozen, Baked  10 Fries  50  110  4  2.1  0  17  2

I also came to know that controlled fat intake combined with physically active life style can improve the quality of life. My next page will talk about it.

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