Lots of Salt, Fat & Calories in Holiday Meals…May Not “Passover” After 8 Days
HAIFA, ISRAEL – A leading Rambam Health Care Campus Gastroenterologist, Professor Jesse (Yishai) Lachter, M.D. is cautioning Jews around the world to carefully monitor their eating habits during the eight-day holiday of Passover. Beware: even matzah, the famous holiday unleavened bread, has many more calories than a slice of bread.
Lachter says watch out for adding extra pounds as we replace our regular diets with high fat foods, added sugar and salt in many of our favorite Passover recipes/delights.
Rambam Health Care Campus offers five Passover tips to help maintain your health and weight as you pass through the eight days:
Wishing a Happy Pesach, holiday of spring, holiday of Matzot, and holiday of freedom to all!
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