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What Is In Your Takeaway?

10.12.2014

It’s no secret that Christmas shopping and decorating takes most of our time and attention throughout the festive season, therefore leaving your food planning lower down on your list of priorities.

It can seem difficult to find the time to rustle up a well-rounded meal, with it often being far more tempting to reach for the takeaway menu.

However, it is worth noting the average fat and sugar intake included in these dishes, as we’re sure you’ll agree, isn’t something that should be ordered on a whim…

The daily recommended intake of fat is 20g for women and 30g for men.

Indian foods are generally high in fat and Chinese foods high in sugar. It’s common to find a portion of Chinese takeaway containing the equivalent of 19 teaspoons of sugar. There are, on average, 23.6g of saturated fat in an Indian meal!

The average calorie content of takeaways is high - 1,338 for Indian food and 1,436 for a similar-sized Chinese takeaway. Pizza is again high, with a thin crust pepperoni pizza containing 22.5g of saturated fats.

A day’s worth of fat or sugar in just one meal cannot be ignored. 

We have a huge range of simple, quick and delicious dishes that are specifically designed to be conjured up within minutes when your time is limited. Simply click here to view them.

 

If you are part of a company and would like to find out more about our healthy eating services please call 0845 533 5302.

If you are an individual and are interested in our 12 week online healthy eating programme you can find out more - here. When you're ready you can login to My Healthy Eating Programme using the login button at the top and entering the code VIP10 into the register now box. The cost of the 12 week programme for an individual is £49.99 and we have corporate rates available upon request. 



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