Easter eggs warning as chocolate pushes healthy diets to limit

March 26, 2016 2:31 AM

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Easter eggs warning as chocolate pushes healthy diets to limit

As Ireland prepares to gorge on a staggering 17.5m Easter eggs this weekend, consumers are being warned that some chocolate eggs contain almost twice the amount of saturated fat recommended for one day.

Many of the chocolate eggs that line the aisles of supermarkets nationwide have as much as 124g of sugar - far more than the daily guideline for adult women and men of 90g.

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