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bal·anced di·et

a diet containing the essential nutrients with a reasonable ration of all the major food groups.

balanced diet

A diet containing proportionate amounts of those food groups which are considered to be optimal for good health. A properly balanced diet should: be highest in fruits and vegetables; have a moderate amount of refined carbohydrates (e.g., breads and cereals), fish and dairy products; lesser amounts of meat; and minimal amounts of fats (e.g., butter) and refined sugars.

balanced diet

Clinical nutrition A diet with proportionate amounts of foods which are optimal for good health. See Food groups, Food pyramid.

bal·anced di·et

(bal'ănst dī'ĕt)
A diet containing the essential nutrients, with a reasonable ration of all major food groups.

balanced diet

an intake of the various types of food, including vitamins, minerals and roughage, in such proportions as to promote good health.

bal·anced di·et

(bal'ănst dī'ĕt)
Diet containing essential nutrients with a reasonable ration of all major food groups.
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And now a doctor has revealed that people don't need to sign up to a gym as a balanced diet of plenty of vegetables, fish, dairy and healthy fats can do wonders for their waistline, reports Daily Express.
Together with a balanced diet, it's also important to opt for complete nutritional supplements that enhance the way your body functions and recovers from any risks you may experience, especially as you age.
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A balanced diet means one that includes all the main food groups.
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Get healthy by adding colour Dr Stephen Mears, lecturer in sports and exercise nutrition at Loughborough University, says: A balanced diet is vitally important.
Balanced diet. So if you are eating beef once in a while that's okay but as much as possible eat fruits and vegetables and do exercise so that your resistance will be enhanced, and your resistance to illnesses diseases is enhanced," Bayugo stressed.
Dried food is a balanced diet that would suit most dogs.
Both sections are not eating a balanced diet; both do not know exactly and clearly what categories of food items that make up a balanced diet.
A healthy lifestyle will include both a balanced diet and exercise."
Drink plenty of water and eat a balanced diet with lots of leafy greens.
Summary: The Department of Nutrition at the Dubai Health Authority launched yesterday a campaign to raise awareness about the importance of having a balanced diet during the Holy month of Ramadan.

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