non·​fat | \ ˈnän-ˈfat How to pronounce nonfat (audio) \

Definition of nonfat

: lacking fat solids : having fat solids removed nonfat milk

Examples of nonfat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Americans are encouraged to eat more healthy foods, like vegetables, fruits, legumes, whole grains, nuts, seafood, low-fat or nonfat dairy, and lean meat and poultry. Roni Caryn Rabin,, "US diet guidelines sidestep scientific advice to cut sugar and alcohol," 30 Dec. 2020 To make the nonfat dry milk powder version, just mix 1:1 ratio by weight of milk powder and heavy cream in a bowl. Hetal Vasavada, Bon Appétit, "All of My Favorite Desserts Contain This One Ingredient," 21 Dec. 2020 Whip berries and spinach with nonfat Greek yogurt and ice for a superfood smoothie. Justin Ward,, "Ask the CIA: Easy ways to cook with summer fruit and vegetables," 25 June 2020 The ingredient that surprised people the most was nonfat yogurt, which was used along with lemon juice to dress the salad. Grace Lieberman, azcentral, "Health provider offers cooking classes to address high rates of diabetes among Native Americans," 8 Feb. 2020 Stay conscious of added sugar, which is often used to add flavor to low or nonfat dairy products (e.g., flavored milk, sweetened yogurt, and lower-sodium cheese). Jaclyn London, Ms, Rd, Cdn, Good Housekeeping, "How Much Sodium You Can Eat Every Day, According to a Nutritionist," 8 Apr. 2019

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1905, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonfat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of nonfat

: having no fat : with the fat removed


non·​fat | \ ˈnän-ˈfat How to pronounce nonfat (audio) \

Medical Definition of nonfat

: lacking fat solids : having fat solids removed nonfat milk

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