Content tagged "saturated-fat"

How many eggs is it safe to eat?

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Feb 8, 01:45 PM in and . No comments.

When they coined the phrase, “good things come in small packages”, they definitely must have been thinking about eggs. When it comes to nutritional value, eggs are action-packed with good quality protein, vitamins, minerals and healthy omega -3 fats. Despite this, the health benefits and risks of eating eggs have been debated for many years. The elephant in the room has always been that a single large egg contains around 187mg of cholesterol.

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Looking for the Ultimate Cholesterol Lowering Diet? Find it during National Cholesterol Month.

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Oct 18, 01:02 PM in and . No comments.

October is National Cholesterol Month in UK and time to remind ourselves about the disturbing UK coronary heart disease statistics. When it comes to causes of death in UK, Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is the big hitter. It is simply the biggest single killer in the UK alone. 2015 statistics show that almost 70, 000 deaths each year are due to CHD. Scotland and the North of England, where I live, have the highest rates in the nation.
So what can we do about it?

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Why the fuss about chicken?

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Oct 9, 01:31 AM in and . No comments.

Someone told me that I should pretty much start this blog off with a joke.. there are so many and they are so bad! I had to settle for this one:

Q: “why did the chicken have to wash his mouth out with soap”
A: “because of all the fowl language”

Oh dear!

Jokes aside, chicken is such a popular meat, it’s scary. Consumption of chicken in Australia has slowly increased over the years and, as mentioned in my previous blog, we are eating about 45 Kg of the stuff per person each year.

So why is chicken so popular?

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