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Balance your diet!

Dr Sheetal Bhatia

Dr Sheetal Bhatia

  Domlur, Bengaluru     Feb 3, 2017

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  • Opting for a balanced, adequate and varied diet is an important step towards a happy and healthy lifestyle.
  • Vitamins and minerals in the diet are vital to boost immunity and healthy development,
  • A healthy diet can protect the human body against certain types of diseases, in particular non-communicable diseases such as obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, some types of cancer and skeletal conditions.
  • Healthy diets can also contribute to an adequate body weight.
  • Healthy eating is a good opportunity to enrich life by experimenting with different foods from different cultures, origins and with different ways to prepare food.

Balanced Diets for Adults


Food item
Adult Man
Adult Woman
Sedentary work
Moderate work
Heavy work
Sedentary
work
Moderate work
Heavy
work
Cereals and millets
470
550
750
370
450
575
Pulses
40
60
60
40
45
50
Leafy vegetables
100
100
100
100
100
100
Other vegetables
60
70
80
40
40
50
Roots and tubers
50
60
80
50
50
60
Fruits
30
30
30
30
30
30
Milk
150
200
250
100
150
200
Fats and oils
30
40
45
20
25
30
Sugar / Jaggery
30
40
50
25
30
30
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