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Tips for Good Eating

Updated on July 8, 2009



World Health Organisation defines Health as “The state of complete physical,mental and social well being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”


Balanced Diet


• Diet has an important role in maintaining an ideal body weight, body fat and normal levels of blood lipids.
• Daily diet should include all the five food groups in adequate amounts.
• The five food groups are

1. Cereal grains and products
2. Pulses and legumes
3. Milk, meat and fish products
4. Fruits and vegetables
5. Fats and sugar

Food Pyramid

Tips for good eating

• Make breakfast the largest and dinner the lightest meal of the day
• Eat your salad before you eat the meal
• Don't starve yourself and overeat subsequently
• Before cooking remove all fat from meats and also skin from chicken
• Avoid repeated use of oils
• Dine at least two hours before you go to bed
• As age advances, eat less, exercise more

Nature’s prescriptions for a healthy living

Eat to live, do not live to eat
Always maintain a desirable body weight
Maintain the Body Mass Index (BMI)
Between 20 and 23.
BMI = Weight (kg)/ Height2 (m2)

Clean up the oily mess

Reduce total fat and saturated fat, Use vegetable oils in moderation

  • Stay close to nature
  • Eat natural foods like whole grain
  • cereals, pulses, fruits and vegetables
  • Avoid refined foods, processed foods and sugars

A little salt is divine but too much is harmful

Cut down salt use, eat foods in natural state

Avoid alcohol

Don’t get reduced to ashes

Don't smoke

The wise depend on exercise for fitness Take regular exercise

Hope for the best and don’t drive yourselves to death Get to know the source of your stress and avoid it.

  • Life should be balanced well.
  • Daily some aerobic exercises, healthy food,
  • work for 8 – 10 hours & sleep - 6 hours ,
  • forgetting the office tensions and pressures at home


Thank YOU


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      9 years ago

      excellent article


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