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Heart Patients Beware of Eating Cakes
Dr KK Aggarwal | 26 Dec 2012

Food of animal in origin and saturated foods contain cholesterol. 1% rise in cholesterol raises the chances of heart attack by 2% said Padma Shri & Dr. B.C. Roy National Awardee, Dr. KK Aggarwal, President, Heart Care Foundation of India.

Food of animal in origin and saturated foods contain cholesterol. 1% rise in cholesterol raises the chances of heart attack by 2% saidPadma Shri & Dr. B.C. Roy National Awardee, Dr. KK Aggarwal, President, Heart Care Foundation of India. Heart Patients should therefore avoid eating cakes during the Christmas and New Year Season. They should distribute fruits & dry fruits instead of cakes.


Beware of the term Low or High Cholesterol on the labels

 

1.     Cholesterol Free means less than 2 mg cholesterol and 2 grams or less fat.

2.      “Low Cholesterol” means 20 mgs or less cholesterol and 2 grams or less saturated fat.

3.      “Fat Free” means less than ½ gram fat;

4.      “Low Fat” means 3 grams or less fat;

5.      “Reduced Fat” means at least 25% less fat than other brands of same food.