10 Healthy Eating Rules

If you are struggling with getting the right balance for a healthy eating plan you may like to take a look at the following 10 rules to help you decide which options will be most beneficial for you. Try these rules for a month then we would love you to tell us if you have noticed any differences in either your skin condition, health or weight.

The 10 Healthy Eating Rules (as advised by The Health Sciences Academy)

1. Drink at least 8 glasses of sugar – free fluids daily – water, zero – calorie flavoured water, herbal or fruit teas.
2. Eat more dark green, leafy, or root vegetables, such as broccoli, cauliflower, spinach, green beans, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, peas, bell peppers, courgettes, aubergines, watercress, onions, carrots, butternut squash, and sweet potatoes.
3. Minimise your consumption of refined carbohydrates such as white bread, white rice, and pasta.
4. Instead, include beans, lentils, quinoa, and whole grains (brown rice, millet, rye, oat, whole wheat).
5. Each day, eat at least 3 servings of fresh fruit such as apples, berries, pears, or citrus fruit.
6. Avoid sugary drinks, orange juice, natural or concentrated fruit juices and adding sugar to drinks.
7. Limit your intake of sugar, sweets, cakes, biscuits, desserts, and pastries to special occasions.
8. Avoid fried food, hydrogenated fat, and excess animal fat.
9. Minimise your consumption of processed meats (sausages, ham, deli meats, and smoked meats) and party foods with chemical additives or artificial colours and flavours.
10. Limit alcohol intake to one alcoholic drink a week (well OK, this one may be a little drastic but at least cut it down some).

For more advise or to update us with how your body is changing after following these rules call 01733 305102

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