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Losing Weight & Eating Healthy

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Did you know that it is recommended that men have around 2500 calories per day and that women have around 2000?

Eating a healthy diet is important for your health and wellbeing and it can contribute to reducing the risk of several health conditions including heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes Eating a healthy balanced diet is an important part of maintaining good health. This means eating a variety of foods in the correct portions to maintain a healthy body weight.

To have a healthy balanced diet we should aim to;

  • Eat at least 5 portions of a variety fruits and vegetables everyday
  • Base meals on high fibre starchy foods such as bread, potatoes, rice or pasta
  • Include some diary or dairy alternatives
  • Eat beans, pulses, fish, meat, eggs and other proteins
  • Eat a small amount of unsaturated oils and spreads
  • Aim to drink 6-8 glasses of fluids every day




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