Basic healthy eating rules

  1. Eat a nutritious and various food. Make sure you eat more plant based products than than animal based food.
  2. Eat cereal origin food several times a day.
  3. Eat fresh local vegetables and fruits several times a day (at least 400 g per day).
  4. Maintain a healthy body weight (make sure your body mass index is between 18.5 and 25).
  5. Reduce consumption of fats, replace animal fats with vegetable fats.
  6. Replace fat meat products with legumes, vegetables, fish, poultry or lean meat.
  7. Use skimmed milk and reduced-fat dairy products (yogurt, cottage cheese, cheese).
  8. Select foods with less sugar. Forget about sugary drinks.
  9. Do not use too much salt. The total amount of salt in foods, including incoming smoked, salted, pickled products, bread, shall not exceed one teaspoon (5g).
  10. Limit alcohol consumption.
  11. Eat regularly.
  12. Do not forget that the healthiest drink of all is plain water.

2 thoughts on “Basic healthy eating rules”

  1. Thank you for the information on healthy eating, but what does “limit alcohol consumption” mean? Is a 6 oz with dinner every evening ok?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *