Chewy Chatter

  • Fat – good guy or bad guy?

    by Verena 2017-11-09

    We have all heard that though too much fat can be unhealthy, certain kinds of fat are an important part of a healthy diet and good for us. So which fat is bad for us and where do we find it? The government recommends avoiding trans-fat and limiting saturated fat. Through reformulation of certain products, […]

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  • Do children need fibre?

    by Verena 2017-11-08

    Fibre is an important part of a healthy balanced diet. It can help prevent heart disease, diabetes, weight gain and some cancers, and can also improve digestive health. Furthermore, fibre helps to feel fuller for longer, to prevent overeating and to avoid sugar spikes and concentration lapses. There are different fibre recommendations for children based […]

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  • Sugar – what’s the big deal?

    by Verena 2017-11-06

    Sugar has recently been all over the media, due to its link to weight gain as well as the development of overweight and obesity. According to the National Diet and Nutrition Survey, the amount of sugar consumed by children in the UK exceeds the daily recommended allowance. It was found that sugar makes up 13% […]

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