There's no doubt cooking your own food is much healthier than relying on takeaways or eating pre-packaged foods.
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But many of us may inadvertently be adding more calories to our diet than is good for us when we cook.
This video shows just a few of the easy mistakes we've all been guilty of when we're trying to avoid piling on the pounds.
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