Balanced diet

A balanced diet means eating the right type of nutrients at right quantity. We should eat most number of Fruits and Vegetables and Carbohydrates. We should drink less amount of milk and dairy products and eat less foods with protein. Lastly, eat the least amount of fats. The range of foods in your diet should include: plenty of fruit and vegetables plenty of bread, rice, potatoes, pasta and other starchy foods (choosing wholegrain varieties when possible) some milk and dairy foods (choosing lower-fat varieties when possible) some meat, fish, eggs, beans and other non-dairy sources of protein just a small amount of foods high in fat and sugar Now what are the nutrients in a balanced diet? let me tell you Proteins Carbohydrates Minerals Vitamins Fats Fibres Water

Proteins: Builds and repairs muscle. When training hard and recovering from injury. ‘Power’ athletes such as weight lifters will eat more proteins. Carbohydrates: Provides quick energy. Athletes in training will eat more carbohydrates . Marathon runners will eat a lot of carbohydrates before the event. Minerals: Helps release energy from food. Helps decision making. When training hard and competing Vitamins: Helps the body work. Helps concentration. Staying calm, making quick decisions Fats: Provides slow energy. Walking and low impact exercise - it produces energy too slowly to be used when working hard. Fibres: Can't be digested. Healthy digestion, helps in sport. Also helps you with weight control. Water: Maintains water level in our body. It prevents dehydration in our body while we sweat.

Accordingly, this what a person's balanced diet is supposed to be. To stay healthy and have a balanced diet follow the following: Breakfast One grapefruit One cup low-fat milk One cup black coffee or herbal tea ( Adults) One banana One cup plain yoghurt with two tablespoons honey Glass of water Lunch Chicken breast , baked or roasted ( for non- vegetarian) Large garden salad with tomato and onion with one cup croutons, topped with one tablespoon oil and vinegar (For vegetarians) Glass of water Snack One cup carrot slices Three tablespoon hummus One-half piece of pita bread Glass of water or herbal tea Dinner One cup steamed broccoli One cup brown rice Halibut (four-ounce portion) (Non-vegetarians) Small garden salad with one cup spinach leaves, tomato and onion, topped with two tablespoons oil and vinegar or salad dressing Sparkling water with lemon or lime slice

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