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Change Sweets With Fruits
Contributed by
Dato' Sri Dr. Hasan bin Abdul Rahman
25 Sep 2012, 9:18AM
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Why?
It’s so easy to grab a handful of sweets when we’re hungry instead of reaching out for a healthier snack. The problem is that out bodies are geared up for storing fat, so eating too much sugary snack is a quick way of adding to our fat store, which can lead to diseases such as heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and some cancers.

How?
Choose snacks without added sugar such as fruit, unsalted nuts, breadsticks, rice cakes or toast, instead of sweets, biscuits, chocolate, cakes and pastries.



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