What you eat affects how you feel on the inside & outside. Find out about some key facts to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Breakfast: A Habit For Life
Breakfast is important for everyone, whatever your age or lifestyle. Breakfast is the first meal of the day and “breaks the fast”: the time between the last meal or snack you ate before you went to bed and the first thing you eat the next day. Everybody needs the energy boost breakfast provides in the morning.
The Importance of Fibre
Fibre is an essential part of a healthy diet. It helps promote good digestive health, yet how much do we really know we’re eating? On average, Britons consume around 18g per day. That’s just over half the amount (30g) recommended by nutrition experts. Wholegrain wheat is one of the most effective ways to ensure your family gets all the fibre it needs.
The Goodness of Wholegrain
The food we eat directly affects our health and well-being. Good nutrition through eating a balanced diet is essential for normal growth and development, maintaining health and helps to reduce the risk of certain diseases and conditions. Scientific research has shown wholegrains, particularly cereals, have health benefits.
Proteins are vital to life and health. They are the main building blocks of the body and a functional part of all cells. Proteins help your body to grow, repair and renew itself. Protein is constantly being used, broken down and reformed by our bodies so we need to eat
protein every day, spread throughout the day.
The Fact About Sugar
Sugars are simple carbohydrates. Sugars occurs naturally in many foods including honey, fruit, fruit juices, milk and dairy products and some vegetables as well as in refined form as sugars and syrups added to processed foods and drinks such as sweets, chocolates, biscuits and sugary drinks. Too much sugar in the diet can contribute to dental decay, being overweight and increased risk of certain diseases.