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Nutrition for you

Discover the benefits of nutrition

What makes up a healthy diet?

A healthy balanced diet consist of the following:

Fats:

  • Energy reserve
  • Aid in fat soluble vitamin absorption
  • Source of essential fatty acids

Proteins:

  • Aid in muscle formation
  • Aid in wound healing
  • Aid in immune system function
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Carbohydrates:

  • Principle source of energy
  • Energy supply for all body tissues, especially the brain

Vitamins & Minerals:

  • Aid in wound healing
  • Aid calcium absorption and bone health
  • Antioxidant function and aid in immune system function

A healthy diet can help people to ...

 

  • Achieve and maintain a healthy body weight
  • Promote overall health
  • Reduce the risk of chronic diseases & aid in immune system function
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