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Know the calories for cakes and holiday biscuits ... One piece exceeds 220

The sweet dishes on the Eid al-Fitr table are varied, and no home is devoid of cakes of various kinds, biscuits, petit fours and ghariba, which are consumed with a cup of milk tea. This is one of the most prominent customs of Egyptians to receive the early hours of the first days of the Eid.

However, excessive intake of cookies and biscuits exposes you to health risks, digestive disorders and stomach bloating, in addition to that, it affects your weight and gives you hundreds of calories that expose you to obesity.

According to a report published on the healthline website, during which the calories of holiday sweets are shown, which include:

One plain cake contains 180 prices

A piece of kahk in Ajamiya or nuts contains from 200 to 220


The piece of cake with milk contains more than 220


Ghriba piece contains from 140 to 160


The petit four piece contains from 80 to 100


A piece of ammonia biscuit from 80 to 90


The dangers of the blessed Eid al-Fitr sweets lie in the large amounts of sugar that they contain and the saturated fats and oils in these foods, and thus gastrointestinal disturbances, constipation and stomach distention may occur, in addition to the calories in them exposing you to obesity and its known complications.


The experts recommended not to over-eat these sweets, especially for patients with heart disease and diabetes, and it is necessary to take specific medications to avoid their risks due to high levels of sugar and cholesterol, with the necessity of drinking water in abundance, not less than a liter per day, to reduce their risks.


It is imperative to eat limited pieces throughout the day in order not to suffer from unwell and stomach upset, and replace sweets with fruits that give you hydration, such as watermelon and cantaloupe.