Sugar – better than its reputation?
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Sugar – better than its reputation?

Sugar is currently a hot topic of discussion, as excessive sugar consumption has a negative impact on our health. Obesity and diabetes are some of the biggest health problems in industrialised countries. In Switzerland, the average person consumes 44 kilograms of added sugar per year, which equates to well over 100 grams (or 25 cubes) a day – an impressive amount. It is therefore clear...

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Three portions of milk or dairy products a day ...

... are part of a balanced diet. The calcium they contain helps the body build bones during growth and reduces the risk of fractures and osteoporosis in old age.

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Veganism is in vogue ...

... but if you want to completely avoid animal products, it is difficult to get sufficient protein, iron, calcium, zinc, iodine and vitamin B12 in forms that the body can easily utilise. Vegetarians who include eggs and dairy products in their diet usually get an adequate supply of these nutrients – despite not eating meat or fish.

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“Protein promotes muscle growth” ...

... at least, that is what many people hope. But it is not quite so simple. The body needs proteins as building blocks for muscles. But for those building blocks to be integrated into muscles, a suitable exercise regimen is required.

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Proteins are filling

Studies have shown that people feel more sated after eating proteins than after consuming carbohydrates and fats. This means that protein-rich meals tend to make you feel full, and this, in turn, can help you control your weight.

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Nutrition pyramid

Recommendations for tasty and healthy food and drinks for adults.

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Special product information

This page has specific nutritional information all about the Emmi product range.

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A balanced diet is an important part of a healthy and active lifestyle.

Brigitte Christen-Hess
Nutritionist SVDE and BSc in Nutrition and Dietetics

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