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A Healthy and Balanced Diet

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First published: 11.Oct.2018

A Balanced Diet: the key to healthy eating

Learn about Healthy Eating, simple ways to plan, enjoy, and stick to a healthy diet

Eating a wide variety of healthy foods helps to protect you against chronic disease and maintain good health.

A well-balanced diet includes a wide variety of nutritious foods, that cover your daily nutrients requirements: protein, carbohydrates, fats, and also vitamins and minerals.

Follow the links below to learn simple ways to plan a healthy diet and prepare balanced meals with a variety of foods from each of the basic "food groups".

We also provide information on different types of weight-loss diets, their pros and cons, and the science behind their claims.

A balanced diet includes a variety of nutrients.

On Diets, Weight Loss and Recipes

Each of the following webpages has links to many resources covering nutrition, dieting, preparing and cooking healthy foods, balanced diets, and more! Enjoy.

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Weight Loss

Diets that help you lose weight and keep it off. A balanced food intake with reduced calories plus regular exercise can help you reach your goal of healthy body weight. See all the diets, their benefits and risks, and how to start one and stick to it.


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Healthy Eating

A balanced diet with healthy foods is the key to avoiding chronic diseases and keeping fit and healthy. Learn all about the nutrients in food, and the keys to a healthy diet.


Food & Recipes

Eat Better: Our recipes cover a wide range of tasty nutrient-packed foods.
Full of Tips and tricks for cooking great healthy and balanced meals.


About this Article

Diet and Food, A. Whittall

©2018, 11.Oct.2018. Updated. 15.Dec.2020.

Tags: diet, balanced diet, healthy diet, nutrition, weight loss diet, healthy eating, healthy foods, recipes.

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Subject: Healthy food and balanced diets. Learn how to prepare healthy nutrient-packed foods: Recipes, tips, diet information, and the science behind dieting and weight loss. Skip the salt, sugar, trans fats, and add more fiber, fruit, and veggies to your diet to ward off chronic disease and live a healthier life.

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