The 10 Golden Rules for a Balanced Diet

OK, you can always think of a good reason to eat standing up – in front of your computer, in the kitchen between your newspaper and the kids’ homework, and so on and so on… The problem is, speedy eating doesn’t mean healthy eating – …

 

Did you know that your body is made up of at least 60% water? In order to stay hydrated, you need to drink, obviously – but not just any old thing! You should drink lots of water, tea and herbal tea throughout the day. Here …

 

You already know that the best way to stay healthy is to maintain a balanced diet. Apart from the proteins, carbohydrates and vitamins that you need every day, there’s also calcium. For solid bones, ensure you get a daily supply – two or three dairy …

 

It’s recommended that we each consume between 100 and 150 g of protein a day. But that doesn’t mean you have to eat red meat at every meal ! Protein works best if it comes from different sources – fish, white meat, vegetable protein – …

 

Give carbs the green light ! How ? Simply by varying them, and by limiting the portions. Wholemeal bread and rice, spelt pasta, quinoa – there are so many healthy and delicious recipes around that you’ll never get bored. The golden rule is to consume …

 

Rule n°4 : Cooking tip: Eat fruit and veg at every meal  You already know that fruit and vegetables are good for your health. But most of us have difficulty eating them at every meal. Go for some creative cooking, and add a splash of …

 

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