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Top Tips For Eating Well With CAD

Written by Kate Kellaway

Most of us know what we should be eating: Low GI carbs, fresh fruit and vegetables, low-fat protein and only small amounts of fat. Putting it into practice is another matter...

A good general guide is to base as much of your diet as possible on fresh, natural foods and, wherever possible, avoid processed, packaged and takeaway foods. Processing and packaging adds an awful lot of undesirable things to food – extra sugar, salt, fat, preservatives and colours. These additives might prolong the shelf life of a food, but it reduces their nutritional value.


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