Healthy Foods to Eat Every Day: What Your Diet Should Look Like

Coach Sapna on November 05, 2016

Learn about what type of healthy foods you should eat every day. This article shows what a balanced diet should consist of.

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The best method to ensure that all nutrients are taken in proper proportions is by having the eat well plate. This helps in maintaining a healthy weight. The eat well plate is the national food guide for the United Kingdom where the design helps the citizen in having a healthy and balanced diet every day. The government advice the quality and quantity of the food the citizen should be eating in a day. Following are the percentage of the balanced plate:

Fruit and vegetables: 33%

Fruits and vegetables are crucial for maintaining a healthy body. According to eat well plate a diet should include plenty of fruits and vegetables as they are rich in vitamins and minerals.

Bread, Roti, Paratha, Rice, Potatoes, Pasta and Other Starchy Foods: 33%

Carbohydrates are the main source of energy in the body. Bread, rice, cereals, grains,

The main source of energy in the body is carbohydrates. The food that is rich in carbohydrates is rice, bread, cereals, potatoes, and grains. According to eat well plate, about a third of your food should be carbohydrates. These components in your food will give you a healthy nutrition diet.

Milk and Other Dairy Products: 15%

Milk and dairy products are an excellent source of proteins, minerals, and calcium. For the growth of bones and teeth, calcium is important. Also, protein is necessary for the growth and repair of tissues and cells.

Meat, Fish, Egg, Beans and Other Non-Dairy Sources of Protein: 12%

All this food is rich in protein. Protein is required in the body as it reduces fat, builds muscles, gives a flawless skin and beautiful, healthy hair. It is the building block of the human body. Hair, muscle, skin, and tissues are mainly made up of protein. It repairs and recovers your muscles and you it completes your appetite as well.

Foods and Drinks High in Fat or Sugar: 7%

You should avoid food that is fat-laden and has high sugar. Too much fat in the diet leads to high cholesterol which can later lead to heart diseases and obesity. Hence, people should have healthy meal plans for a healthy life.

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Coach Sapna

PGDM from Kirloskar Institute Of Advanced Management Studies | PGDHRM from Symbiosis | Graduation in Microbiology (Hons) from Delhi University Marketing enthusiast by profession, with the love for interacting with consumers to understand their psychology towards any brand/product. Through my articles, I intend to help all those who are looking for inspiration and happiness in life.
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