Healthy food rulz

Simple tricks to eating well.

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Most of us don’t really pay attention to what’s on our plate. We just know we like it or we don’t. But we eat food not just because we’re hungry or because it's delicious. We also eat to get nutrients that our brains and bodies need to stay strong and avoid illness. Figuring out what to eat and finding the right balance is often confusing, but it doesn’t have to be. The first step is to understand the different types of foods and how they help your body. There are five food groups…

Vegetables
This should be the biggest portion on your plate. Veggies are full of vitamins and minerals, and high in fiber, which helps to keep you full.

Fruits
Fruit is full of vitamins and minerals. Eat as many colours and kinds as you can. But don’t think drinking fruit juice is going to do the job of fruit, it could actually be full of sugar, but without the good nutrients.

Grains
Grains should be a quarter of your meal. Maize, rice, bread, and potatoes are delicious, packed with fiber and will fill you up. Try to eat brown grains if you can. Food made with brown or whole grains has more fiber and nutrients than white or processed ones. Try to stay away from grains cooked with lots of sugar, salt and fat, like cakes or chips.

Protein
Think beef, chicken, beans, lentils, nuts and eggs. If you ever hear someone talking about brain food, they’re talking about protein.

Dairy
Dairy is full of calcium, which is like food for your bones and teeth. And it’s found in milk, yogurt and cheese.

A healthy meal should have all the foods from the different food groups.

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Skhumbuzo

Kwamnand kudla mmm

July 29, 2022, 5:47 a.m.

Theodore_87

Amazing

July 18, 2022, 2:45 p.m.

These are good

March 20, 2022, 9:01 p.m.

waaaaal thats good i realy like it.

March 20, 2022, 9:01 p.m.

Mhhhh that's great imma try by all means to stay away from junk food😩

March 20, 2022, 9:01 p.m.

So what must I eat in order to lose weight?

March 20, 2022, 9:01 p.m.

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Girl,I'm also in that situation😖😖

Don't worry guys just make sure you eat your greens and protein I suggest mostly beans🤢

I'm soo much in my comfort zone and that's what's killing me.. I enjoy junk food so much I don't want to change.. Even though I know it's bad not only for me and my health but also for people around me.. People who love me..

March 20, 2022, 9 p.m.

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You going to have to try healthier food options to realise that it's delicious too. Changing your habits can be difficult but it's worth it. Try some fruit salad, smoothies, chicken salad, toast with avocado, all these scrumptious options for you to choose from and you'll feel so much lighter, your skin will be glowing, because you are what you eat!

wanna try to eat healthy food ! so what must I eat at morning .afternoon .and evening .... need help .. and wanna lose weight

March 20, 2022, 9 p.m.

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Hi Sprigster. Here's an article that might help http://za.heyspringster.com/sections/my-body/junkfoodout/

Yhoo I will really to eat health things in my life Yhoo gulz

March 20, 2022, 9 p.m.

u must drnk 8class of watr

March 20, 2022, 9 p.m.

I am so fat.. I want to lose weight please help me

March 20, 2022, 9 p.m.

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Hi Springster. Here's an article I think you should read http://za.heyspringster.com/sections/my-life/healthy-body-happy-mind/

Hepl !! I 'm fat girl people call me Sdudla I hate that me it make me feel like I'm jaunt.... Please can someone help me?😔

March 20, 2022, 9 p.m.

Hi So I recently had a baby and I've lost a lot of weight....I tried almost every trick in the book to try to gain weight but its not working please help

March 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m.

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Hi MandyM. Are you breastfeeding. That could be the cause of your weight loss. I'd recommend you visit a clinic or doctor for a professional medical opinion on nutrition and how to gain back some weight. Good luck!

Thankx .now I know my food what should be like..

March 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m.

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Hi Mzoo. Glad we could assist you with some tips and ticks to healthier eating.

#health and healthy food rulz

March 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m.

Thanks I know now what is best for me

March 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m.

Can't there be more articles like hey you natural beauty and healthy at home I love those pleeeeeeas Gabi Im begging you

March 20, 2022, 8:58 p.m.

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Hey Scarlett. Thanks for being here and reading our stories. I'll give a note to the team about writing more on natural beauty. Thanks for the suggestion.

Eating healthy also keeps your pussy clean

March 20, 2022, 8:58 p.m.

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I truly believe in treating the body right and this article has educated me more about the importance of proper nutrition.

March 20, 2022, 8:58 p.m.

What if you can't afford the"nutritional food"

March 20, 2022, 8:57 p.m.

What shall I aet to be healthy

March 20, 2022, 8:57 p.m.

my weight is a problem to me how do I loose weight using if I have to eat each of the food types

March 20, 2022, 8:57 p.m.

my weight is a problem to me how do I loose weight using if I have to eat each of the food types

March 20, 2022, 8:57 p.m.

Good advice buddy!

March 20, 2022, 8:57 p.m.

you aet well

March 20, 2022, 8:56 p.m.

pearl you are. so hot

March 20, 2022, 8:56 p.m.

True

March 20, 2022, 8:54 p.m.

True through

March 20, 2022, 8:54 p.m.

True through

March 20, 2022, 8:54 p.m.

It's very true

March 20, 2022, 8:54 p.m.

Ok

March 20, 2022, 8:54 p.m.