In today’s blog; which is also our first, we are focusing on healthy foods as well as their impact on today’s modern world and in our diet.
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO); a healthy diet intake prevents and protects against malnutrition.
A healthy diet typically includes the following:
- Whole grains (unprocessed maize, millet, wheat, oats)
- Legumes (such as sugar beans)
- Energy intake from fats (found in fish, avocado and nuts)
Maintaining your diet with Healthy Foods?
Due to their high nutritional value, dry foods such as legumes, nuts and whole grains are your best bet to boost your fiber and nutrient intake.
The major benefit of diet intake of fruits is prevention of diseases such as heart attack and stroke as well as boosting fiber intake for your health.
Fresh, canned or frozen fruit are the best choices for your diet intake.
Common examples of vegetables include:
- Apricots (dried and fresh)
- Sweet Potatoes
- Chilli Pepper
- Collard Greens
- Sweet potatoes (red & white)
Foods rich in fat include peanut butter which amounts to 50% content of the product.
Fats are essential in promoting body growth and energy increment.
However with all things, moderation is required in your eating habits as weight gains are possible from consuming more food with fats