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High cholesterol levels after Christmas

Large quantities of rich Christmas food appear to boost Danes’ cholesterol levels. Right after the Christmas break, levels are 20% higher than in the summer. So says a new study carried out by researchers from the Department of Clinical Biochemistry at Copenhagen University Hospital and the Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Copenhagen. All that… Read More »

How many calories are actually in a Christmas dinner – and how to burn them off

Christmas dinner is one of the best moments of the year. And while you shouldn’t worry too much about the amount of calories you consume while gorging on roast turkey, crispy roasties and pigs-in-blankets, it’s good to be aware. The number of calories in the average festive banquet equate to 7,000, which is more than… Read More »