The Chinese diet is 20 to 25 percent of calories from fat, is low in saturates
and cholesterol, and is high in fiber.
Government recommendations are to keep saturates
under 11% of your energy intake - for women leading an active life and expending 2,000 calories a day this is roughly 20g in weight, and for men on 2,500 calories a day it would be around 30g a day.
Loders Croklaan, a leading and innovative producer of oils and fats, launches SansTrans[TM] RS39 T20, a reduced saturate, trans-free, non-hydrogenated all purpose shortening.
Lower cost compared to other reduced saturate shortenings
One serving has over 40% of your daily salt limit and over a third of your daily saturates
- so not a healthy heart option.
High in cholesterol-raising saturates
, though, with a third of a woman's daily limit.
Highest in calories, salt and saturates
, but made with real cheese (not high-additive processed stuff), and has the highest calcium at a third of the RDA.
49 for 6, 220 calories, 8g fat, 4g saturates
, 21g sugar No lower in saturated fats than others, but free from hydrogenated oils (the worst).
It's really low in calories and cholesterol-raising saturates
6g fat, 4g saturates
, 1g salt Only moderate fat, but these have quite a high proportion of the unhealthy saturated sort (a fifth of a woman's daily limit).
, 3g salt Supplies 50 per cent of the recommended daily allowance of calcium, but is very high in saturated fats and contains half your maximum daily recommended intake of salt.