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I totally understand, I had to lose weight too because of my knees, for one thing. I'll look for Baking Healthy at the grocery store. I have read ingredients on low-sugar cookies at the store, and I often see apples or pears listed. Those oatmeal cookies sound really good.
You're right, you have to eat some fats. I don't understand that nutritionist. Sometimes you have to go with your own gut feelings, and get more advice from somewhere else.
Animal fat was the staple fat many years ago, either as butter or left-over from cooking meat. When I was a kid, my great-aunt and great-uncle ate a lot of bacon fat: bacon fat was re-used in other foods. There was a type of bowl on their kitchen counter where she saved fat from bacon, etc. But my great-aunt was very thin, she didn't over-eat, so maybe that is a key to health. My great-uncle drank several beers each day, and ate 4 eggs for breakfast each day (3 eggs when he got into his late 80's), so maybe alcohol, or something in beer, is good for you. Both of them lived to be 88. They ate chicken, with the skins on, fried in bacon fat, every week!
Back in those days, there were fewer people who sat behind a desk all day, too. My grandfathers both ate like that, too, but they were farmers with cows to feed and milk, and fields to work; crops to plant, tend and harvest. They got a lot more exercise every day just doing their work than we do today. It was a different kind of exersize than working out in the gym, too, in my opinion. I think that made a difference in how foods were metabolized by the body.
My mother doesn't care for it, but I like to use the old fashioned oats in my oatmeal cookies. It is chewier than the quick kind, but the extra chewing is just a little extra exercise to work off the calories. (lol)