What To Include In A Balanced Diet

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Published
Nov 1, 2021

Hindustan Times

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Carbohydrates

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They provide the body with energy and are an essential part of one’s balanced diet but are often exploited due to their easy availablity

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Dietary fats

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Healthy fats included in foods such as flaxseed oil, fish, nuts, olive, etc are important for maintaining a balanced diet

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Proteins

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Proteins act as a building block for the tissues in our bodies and are helpful to the immune system. Eggs, beans, fish and soy products are some protein rich food items

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Vitamins and minerals

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Also called micronutrients, the deficiency of vitamins and minerals can cause deficiency disorders. Include vegetables and fruits to increase your micronutrient count

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Sodium and sugar

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Make sure to regulate your sodium and sugar content as they are often over-consumed which is not healthy for the body

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