Diet & Nutrition

Diet & Nutrition

Food is the most primary necessity for any living being. Your body is made up of what you eat. Nutritious food keeps your body fit and healthy. Nutritious diet consists of right levels of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and water.

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The optimum nutritional value in a diet can be achieved by,

  • Combining a variety of foods, including vegetables, fruits and whole-grain products in the diet
  • Lean meats, poultry, fish, beans and low-fat dairy products
  • Drink lots of water
  • Less intake of salt, sugar, alcohol, saturated fat and trans fat

There are five essential food groups, which includes

  • Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Grains
  • Dairy
  • Protein foods
  • Proper balance of these groups is required to create a healthy diet.

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/nutrition.html

https://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/everyone/basics/foodgroups.html

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