The crucial part of healthy eating is a balanced diet. A balanced diet – or a good diet – means consuming from all the different good groups in the right quantities. Nutritionists say there are five main food groups – whole grains, fruit and vegetables, protein, diary, and fat & sugar.
You probably hear a lot about diets and eating on TV. If youre confused about healthy eating, youre not alone. Most adults are confused, too. So were going to make it really simple for you.
First of all, forget the word diet. Lets just think healthy. Food is the fuel that makes your body go and grow and depriving yourself of any food or food group doesnt really help your health or make you feel better.
There are certain foods that are really, really good for you, so to be healthy, you need to eat more of the good foods and less of the not-so-healthy foods. Simple?
You just need to learn a few things about food and nutrition and youll be good to go.
Quick tips for healthy eating
Try Something new once a week
Ask Mom to buy something new or try something you thought you didn't like
each week. You may …