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Healthy Eating Video

December 21, 2012


Healthy eating is  a most important lifestyle habit, yet most people fall short of keeping it a regular part of their life. Unhealthy eating at the same time is a significant health risk factor, one of the five risk factors  that can be reduced or eliminated.  The five risk factors are used in our health […]

The Four Food Groups For Healthy Eating

September 30, 2012


  Unhealthy eating is a risk factor for many chronic diseases and illnesses. To prevent these diseases and to make satisfactory recovery from illnesses, healthy eating is vital. For a  healthy eating pattern there are four food groups. Canada Food Guide  has categorized them as: vegetables & fruit, grain products,  milk & milk alternatives and […]

Vegetables & Fruit For Healthy Eating

September 25, 2012


‘Vegetables & Fruit’ is one of the four food groups ,  It is the most important group. Vegetables and fruit provide important nutrients such as Vitamin A, B and C, magnesium, potassium , folate, fiber, iron, beta-carotene, calcium and carbohydrates. Dark green and orange fruits and vegetables provide added nutrients; dark green are rich in […]

Milk And Milk Alternative Food Products

September 14, 2012


  Milk is an important food in a healthy eating pattern. Milk products have alternatives, together milk and these alternative products are called ‘Milk & Milk Alternatives’. To communicate the importance of milk in a healthy diet, Canada Food Guide has classified ‘Milk & Milk Alternatives’ as the third food group, third in importance to […]

Using Grain Products For Health Eating

August 30, 2012


‘Grain Products’ is one of four groups. Grain products are excellent sources of fibre and are low in fat. Grain products provide important nutrients such as: iron, zinc, magnesium, thiamin, ribiflavin,niacin, folate, carbohydrates, protein and fibre. In a healthy eating pattern. it is the second most important food group. It is second only to ‘Vegetables and […]

Meat and Meat Alternatives

August 8, 2012


  ‘Meat and Meat Alternatives’ is the fourth food group. Whether you are a meat lover or a vegetarian the foods in this group are important to your diet.  The type and amount are of equal importance.  This food group has cautions attached to its use, this means not all are acceptable in a healthy […]

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