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  • Olive, canola, and peanut oils contain healthful monounsaturated fats.
  • Small amounts of flavored oils, like sesame and garlic, can provide intense flavor.
  • Non-stick cooking sprays are primarily canola or soy oil. When used in the recommended amounts, they provide just a few calories. Prolonged spray time can hike up fat calories.
  • Mayonnaise now comes in regular, light (1/2 the fat), low fat (94% fat free) and fat free versions. Experiment to see how low you can go.