Health Tips and Guides

Food Pyramid
– People who are overweight or have a high-fat diet are at greatest risk of developing gallstones and gall bladder disease
– Saturated fats found mainly in animal products, including meat and dairy products. Saturated fats raise LDL cholesterol level (bad cholesterol) in the blood. They are solid at room temperature
– Unsaturated fats include vegetable oils and fish oils. They help in lower down the LDL cholesterol levels. Unsaturated fats are liquid at room temperature
– No matter whether they are saturated or unsaturated, animal or vegetable oils, all fats contain the same amount of calories: 9 per gram
– Do you know, how many calories you spend standing around doing nothing. On average, 15 minutes of standing burns 25 calories
– When it comes to fish, in general, the lighter the colour of the flesh, the lower the fat content
– According to Food Standards Agency definitions:

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