If you want to live healthy, you must eat well. Healthy eating is finding balance in eating. If you want to maintain good health, you must eat a healthy, balanced diet. Your body needs nutrients to stay healthy.

According to Wikipedia, a healthy diet is one that helps maintain or improve overall health. A healthy diet provides the body with essential nutrition: fluid, macronutrients, micronutrients, and adequate calories.

A healthy diet may contain fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, and includes little to no processed food and sweetened beverages.

Good diet promotes good health.

What Makes Food Healthy?

  • It contains low calories
  • It does not contain refined sugar?
  • It contains moderate protein
  • It contains high vegetable and fiber
  • It is not highly processed


  • Eat more of fruits and vegetables like oranges, cucumber, spinach, tomatoes
  • Eat whole grains like brown rice, whole-wheat bread, whole wheat, oatmeal
  • Switch to fat-free or low-fat milk: Fat-free or low-fat milk contains fewer calories and less saturated fat
  • Choose a variety of lean protein food like turkey breast, chicken breast, ground beef, fish, crayfish, periwinkle, snail
  • Drink water instead of sugary drinks-Reduce your calorie intake by drinking more water.


  • Sugar, sweet cereals
  • Sugar drinks e.g. energy boosters
  • Soft drinks
  • Processed meat
  • White bread
  • Frozen food
  • Canned fruit juice
  • Industrial vegetable oil
  • Most of fast food
  • Most food and herbal supplements

Change your diet to improve your health.

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