Good Nutrition is one of the keys to a healthy life. You can improve your health by improving your eating habits and exercising regularly. Doing so may also be beneficial if you have diseases that can be worsened by the food you eat or drink.
Below are some of the tips that may be helpful to you. However, make sure to consult with your Dietitian or Nutritionist to monitor your condition or provide you with a personalized diet plan.
- Eat a variety of foods everyday to get the nutrients needed by the body.
- Eat more vegetables and fruits to get the essential vitamins, minerals, and fiber for regulation of body processes.
- Consume fish, lean meat, poultry, egg, dried beans or nuts daily for growth and repair of body tissues.
- Consume milk, milk products, and other calcium-rich food such as small fish and shellfish, every day for healthy bones and teeth.
- Use iodized salt to prevent Iodine Deficiency Disorders
- Limit intake of salty, fried, fatty, and sugar-rich foods to prevent cardiovascular diseases.
- Attain normal body weight through proper diet and moderate physical activity to maintain good health and help prevent obesity.
- Be physically active, make healthy food choices, manage stress, avoid alcoholic beverages, and do not smoke to help prevent lifestyle-related non-communicable disease.
For consultations and other nutrition tips, you may visit our Clinical Nutrition Unit at the 1st Floor, OPD Building or contact us at (043) 778 4811 loc 104.