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What is a balanced diet?

  • Eat at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day
  • Include a source of protein at each meal, such as pulses (beans, lentils and peas), eggs, fish, and meat.
  • Include a source of carbohydrates, such as potatoes, bread, rice, pasta (opt for wholegrain if possible)

Tips for healthy eating

  • Eat breakfast, and avoid snacking
  • Try to eat a portion of fish at least twice a week
  • Choose low fat, low salt, low sugar options
  • Drink 1.5 litres of water a day
  • Drink alcohol in moderation

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