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eating foods away from home

1 consider your drink Choose water, fat-free or low-fat milk, unsweetened tea, and other drinks without added sugars to complement your meal. 2 savor a salad Start your meal with a salad packed with vegetables to help you feel satisfied sooner. Ask for dressing on the side and use a small amount of it. 3 share a main dish Divide a main entree between family and friends. Ask for small plates for everyone at the table. 4 select from the sides Order a side dish or an appetizer-sized portion instead of a regular entree. They’re usually served on smaller plates and in smaller amounts. 5 pack your snack Pack fruit, sliced vegetables, low-fat string cheese, or unsalted nuts to eat during road trips or long commutes. No need to stop for other food when these snacks are ready-to-eat.

fill your plate with vegetables and fruit Stir-fries, kabobs, or vegetarian options are usually filled with vegetables. Order options without creamy sauces or heavy gravies. Select fruits for dessert. 7 compare the…

Most people know we should be eating more fruit and veg. But most of us still aren’t eating enough.

Attempt to eat no less than five parts

of an assortment of products of the soil

consistently. It may be simpler

than you might suspect.

You could take a stab at including your

parts amid the day

For instance, you could have:

• a glass of juice and a cut

banana with your grain at


• a side plate of mixed greens at lunch

• a pear as an evening nibble

• a part of peas or other

vegetables with your

evening mea

Browse new, solidified,

tinned, dried or squeezed, yet

keep in mind potatoes number

as a bland nourishment, not as

parts of products of the soil.

What is a portion? One portion of fruit and veg = 80g, or any of these: • 1 apple, banana, pear, orange or other similar size fruit • 2 plums or similar size fruit • ½ a grapefruit or avocado • 1 slice of large fruit, such as melon or pineapple • 3 heaped tablespoons of vegetables (raw, cooked, frozen or tinned) • 3 heaped tablespoons of fruit salad (fresh or tinned in fruit juice) or stewed fruit • 1 heaped tablespoon of dried fruit (such as raisins…

Starchy foods such as bread, cereals, rice, pasta and potatoes are a really important part of a healthy diet. Try to choose wholegrain varieties whenever you can.

Dull nourishments ought to make up

around 33% of the nourishment we eat.

They are a decent wellspring of

vitality and the fundamental wellspring of

a scope of supplements in our eating regimen.

And additionally starch, these nourishments

contain fiber, calcium, iron and

B vitamins.

The greater part of us ought to eat more

bland sustenances – attempt to incorporate

no less than one bland sustenance with

each of your primary suppers.

So you could begin the day

with a wholegrain breakfast

grain, have a sandwich for

lunch, and potatoes, pasta

alternately rice with your night supper.

A few individuals think bland

nourishments are swelling, however gram

for gram they contain less

than a large portion of the calories of

fat. You simply need to observe

the fats you include when

cooking and serving these

nourishments, since this is the thing that

expands the calorie content.

Why choose wholegrain? Wholegrain foods contain more fibre and other nutrients than white or refined starchy foods. We also digest wholegrain food…

Best in Food

This booklet gives you some practical tips on eating well to help you feel your best. The two keys to a healthy diet are: • eating the right amount of food for how active you are • eating a range of foods to make sure you’re getting a balanced diet A healthy balanced diet contains a variety of types of food, including plenty of fruit, vegetables and starchy foods such as wholemeal bread and wholegrain cereals; some protein-rich foods such as meat, fish, eggs and lentils; and some dairy foods.