Healthy Eating – Start Smart!
Try to reduce your intake of saturated fat and instead choose foods that contain unsaturated fats, such as vegetable oils, oily fish, and avocados.
For a healthier diet, try to use a small amount of vegetable oils, olive oil, and oil that has been reduced in fat.
When you eat meat, try to choose lean cuts and trim, trim and discard any visible fat.
All types of fats are rich in energy, so consume them in small amounts.
Daily and regular consumption of foods and drinks containing high sugar increases the risk of obesity and tooth decay.
Sugary foods and drinks are often high in energy and can lead to weight gain if consumed in excess. Also, consuming these substances, especially between meals, can also cause tooth decay.
Free sugar is any sugar that is added to foods or beverages, or found naturally in honey, syrups, and unsweetened juices and smoothies.
Compared to the sugar found in fruit and milk, this is sugar (free sugar) that you should reduce.
Many packaged foods and beverages contain large amounts of free sugar.
Free sugars are found in many foods, including:
Sweet carbonated drinks
Sweet breakfast cereal
Sweets and puddings
Candy and chocolate
Food labels can help you choose the right foods. You can use them to know the sugar content of food.
More than 22.5 grams of sugar per 100 grams means that the food in question has a lot of sugar, while 5 grams of sugar or less per 100 grams means that the food is low in sugar.