A majority of you who are opting for a low-fat diet in order to remain fit might be just befooling yourself! Low-fat diet necessarily won't be a healthy option for all following it.
A new study has subjected that the low-fat products or foods have similar amounts of calories, as that contained in normal foods and it is being believed that the sugar levels are more in case of low-fat foods.
After analyzing 12 products, which were labeled as low-fat and light foods, it was concluded that there was not a significant difference in their calorific value, in comparison to standard foods.
A normal McVitie's chocolate digestive was reported to be containing 85 calories and in case of light one, it was measured to be 77 calories, the fat amount was less, but the level of sugar was comparatively more.
In case of Tesco low-fat yoghurt, the case was opposite; it contained 130 calories per pot, which were more than that found in standard Activia version, 123 calories. Nevertheless, even in case of sugar, Tesco contained more sugar, over four teaspoons, accounting for 20.2g, in comparison to 16.9g in the standard.
Kellogs Special K is sold as a food for the dieters; its calorific value was more than Bran Flakes, which is also rich in fiber content.