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11 HEALTH HABITS you’re getting wrong... & HOW TO FIX THEM

1 You buy low-fat food... but don’t check the label It’s good to limit your intake of unhealthy fats. But in order to remove fat without losing taste, many companies add extra salt, sugar and additives to ‘low-fat’ foods, which can make them less healthy and more calorific than the ‘regular’ version.

Always read ingredient lists and labels to check that low-fat versions of foods actually do contain fewer calories than their ‘regular’ counterparts.

Alcohol can dry the mouth and reduce its ability to produce healthy saliva – your body’s own defence against germs in the mouth. Dentist Dr Harold Katz () says, ‘Bad

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