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20 February 2015
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Did you Know?
A 60g bar of ordinary milk chocolate contains 7 teaspoons of sugar and approximately 17g of fat.
Cans of fizzy drinks can contain between 6 - 7 ½ teaspoons of sugar.
Fact File 5 - Fats and Sugars
 
Examples of food containing fats and sugars:
 
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Fats:
 
Cheese
Margarine
Whole Milk
Butter
Fat on Meat and Poultry
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Listen to Maxine’s interview with Senior Community Dietician, Grainne McMacken - North West Belfast Health & Social Services.
Transcript
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Hidden Fats and Sugar
 
Cake
Sweets
Chocolate
Biscuits
Ice-Cream
 
Crisps
Fizzy Drinks
Fast Foods - Chips, Fried Rice, Sausage Rolls
Do fats help the body?

Fats give the body energy for growth, but we need to make sure we eat the right amount as too much fat can be bad for us.
Is sugar good for us?

We can actually do without sugar, but it makes things taste nicer. Too much sugar in our diets can damage our teeth. When we eat and drink foods that have high amounts of sugar, acids are produced in the mouth by bacteria that live in the plaque on the surface of the teeth. These acids begin to dissolve the enamel and this leads to tooth decay.
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Rosie


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