Many manufacturers have come up with fat-free or reduced-fat products to replace their original full-fat items. You must understand, fat free does not mean calorie free. It is important that you know what labels mean when shopping.
Food label Terminology Breakdown
Less than 0.5 grams of fat
3 grams or less of fat
Reduced (or less) fat
25 percent less fat (than a standard serving of the original food)
A third fewer calories or 50 percent less fat (than a standard serving of the original food)
To learn more about reading food labels... check out Food Labels: Understanding What You're Eating. This quick manual will easily break down everything you need to know so you can start eating healthier.