Monday, September 24, 2012

Soooo. What should we be eating??

So... what should we be eating???

They say variety is the spice of life. And this is so true when it comes to eating healthy. The best way to ensure you get all the nutrients your body needs is to eat as much variety in as many colours as you can!! Whenever we completely cut out any food group we create the potential for a dietary deficiency and, as discussed previously, that feeling of deprivati

Therefore, it is important that we do not label as "good" foods and "bad" foods, but instead, categorise them as "everyday" foods and "sometimes" foods.

Most people know that we should be eating nutrient dense, whole, fresh foods everyday and nutrient poor, processed, calorie rich foods only occasionally.

But... how much we should be eating and in what combination is something that can be confusing, especially with so much conflicting information out there. So, these are the issues we should be tackling first:

1. What sorts of foods should I be eating every day and why???

2. How much of these foods should I be having and why???

Stay tuned...

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