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This group comes at the apex of the Indian Food Pyramid. Items in this group should be used sparingly.

Each serving in the Fats and Oils Group contains 5 gms. of fat and gives 45 calories.

One serving is a teaspoon ( 5ml) of cooking oil.

Other examples of one serving of fats and oils are:

OR  OR   OR   OR   OR  
1 tablespoon regular
salad dressing
 1 teaspoon regular margarine 2 tablespoons light
salad dressing
 1 teaspoon oil  1 tablespoon light mayonnaise  6 whole peanuts

Foods in this category can be Unsaturated or Saturated