To help you jump start your goals for 2018, I am sharing another free 7-day flexible meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner for the entire week as well as a shopping list! This is just a guide, you should aim for around 1500 calories* a day. I’ve left plenty of wiggle room for you to […]
A healthy diet is one that helps maintain or improve overall health.
A healthy diet provides the body with essential nutrition: fluid, adequate essential amino acids from protein, essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, and adequate calories. The requirements for a healthy diet can be met from a variety of plant-based and animal-based foods. A healthy diet supports energy needs and provides for human nutrition without exposure to toxicity or excessive weight gain from consuming excessive amounts. Where lack of calories is not an issue, a properly balanced diet (in addition to exercise) is also thought to be important for lowering health risks, such as obesity, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension and cancer.