Food Groups

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Balanced Eating

Consuming a diverse, well-balanced diet requires regular consumption of a range of foods from each of the six food categories in the prescribed quantities. Because various foods contain different kinds and quantities of essential nutrients, it is important to consume a range of different foods from each food category. This is done for you automatically on the diet builder page.

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Balanced Meals

Consuming nutritionally sound meals contribute to the health of organs, tissues, cognitive function and so much more. There are six food groups. Each food category is individually calculated to provide a balanced nutrition intake based on your diet requirements and desired weight loss, maintenance or gain. You can choose from a variety of your favorite foods.

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Protein

Protein is required for your body to be healthy and function properly. Your body has thousands of different kinds of proteins, which are present in your organs, muscles, tissues, bones, skin, hair and other body parts. Protein is required for the metabolic activities that generate energy and transport oxygen throughout your body through your blood.

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Starch

Why is it necessary to consume starchy foods? Carbohydrates provide us with energy and are the primary source of a variety of nutrients in our diet. While some believe carbohydrates foodstuffs are unhealthy, they contain less than half the calories found in fat.

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Fruits and Vegetables

There are many advantages to eating fruits and vegetables, so remember to include diversity when choosing meal quantities in your diet builder. They are an excellent source of vitamins and minerals, as well as fibre. They are minimal in fat and calories, as well as salt and cholesterol, even when served in cans or dried packages.

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Fat

Consuming healthy fats can help reduce your risk of stroke and heart disease by lowering your bad LDL cholesterol and increasing your good HDL cholesterol, preventing abnormal heart rhythms, lowering your triglycerides associated with heart disease, fighting inflammation, and lowering your blood pressure.Fat is required to construct cell membranes, ...which serve as the essential exterior of each cell, as well as the sheaths that wrap neurons. Monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats are considered healthy fats. The term "bad fats" refers to industrially produced trans fats. Read more >

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Milk or Dairy

Certain fermented foods include probiotics, which are live bacterial cultures that have adapted to thrive in the gastrointestinal system, and create a physical barrier against unfriendly bacteria. Not only are dairy products a primary source of calcium, but also contain Vitamin D and magnesium, amongst others, which strengthens bones and teeth.