On average, people who have given up smoking will only put on a small amount of weight. While preparing to stop smoking, think about starting a healthy eating programme at the same time
I thought I would start a blog about healthy eating tips.
Please feel free to share any nice, tasty and healthy recipes that some of our other members may like to try.
Cooking healthy meals doesn't necessarily have to be hard or even expensive.
I shall have a look for you to see what I can find, or even recommend myself, but just to get things off the ground...
Remember the basics;
There are five food types that are essential for health;
1. Fruit and vegetables - eat at least five portions every day
2. Food containing fat and sugar - Keep these to a minimum
3. Milk and dairy foods
4. Bread, cereal and potatoes
5. Meat, fish and alternatives
You know you are eating a balanced diet if you're eating one third of fruit and vegetables, one third bread, cereal and potatoes. The remaining third is made up of meat, fish and alternatives, foods containing fat, sugar and milk and dairy produce.
Eating a balanced diet including at least 5 portions of fruit and vegetables each day helps you look and feel your best, maintain a healthy weight and can help protect you against developing cancer. A balanced diet is when you eat the right types of food in the right proportions and the right amounts.
This doesn't mean to say you can't have the things that you like, such as chocolates or your favourite tipple. Just as long as it's all in moderation
Eat well - Look well
Lets get healthy all round then