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Tip 4 – Calcium Calcium strengthens our bones and teeth. It is especially important to get enough calcium between the ages of 30 and 35. Supplementing your daily diet with enriched plant alternatives will guarantee you’ll get as much calcium (and the vitamin D necessary for absorption) as you would from dairy products. All


Alpro Drinks and alternatives to yoghurt are excellent sources of calcium and vitamin D.

Tip 5 – More good fats We all know that foods high in fats and sugar, like chips, fries, sweets, butter, biscuits and cakes, aren’t exactly health promoting. A plant-based diet can ensure a higher intake of good fats and reduce the bad (i.e. saturated) ones. And what’s the result? A positive effect on your cholesterol levels! Use healthier plantbased fats like olive or rape seed oil for cooking. Use vegetable spreads. And how about Alpro Cuisine as an alternative to heavy cream in sauces and desserts?

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