Friday 19 January 2018

The groceries that made the broadcasting hit list

The new broadcasting proposals class the following as healthy: wholemeal and white bread; muesli and wheat-biscuit cereal with no added sugar; fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables; fresh and frozen unprocessed meat and fish; most unsalted nuts; some yogurts and yogurt drinks; most brands of baked beans; some brands of oven-baked chips and diet cola.

What the new proposals class as less healthy: potato crisps, including low-fat varieties; cheddar cheese (half and full fat); most breakfast cereals; biscuits and cakes; confectionery; French fries; mayonnaise; most pizzas; cola and other carbonated sweetened drinks; most sausages and burgers; butter and margarine.

Irish Independent

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