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  1. Eat a variety of foods
  2. Base your diet on plenty of foods rich in carbohydrates
  3. Replace saturated with unsaturated fat

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10 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Adults

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1. Eat a variety of foods

For good health, we need more than 40 different nutrients, and no single food can supply them all. It is not about a single meal, it is about a balanced food choice over time that will make a diffe...

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2. Base your diet on plenty of foods rich in carbohydrates

About half the calories in our diet should come from foods rich in carbohydrates, such as cereals, rice, pasta, potatoes, and bread. It is a good idea to include at least one of these at every meal...

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3. Replace saturated with unsaturated fat

Fats are important for good health and proper functioning of the body. Different kinds of fats have different health effects, and some of these tips could help us keep the balance right:

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    4. Enjoy plenty of fruits and vegetables

    Fruits and vegetables are among the most important foods for giving us enough vitamins, minerals and fibre. We should try to eat at least 5 servings a day.

    For example, a gla...

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    5. Reduce salt and sugar intake

    A high salt intake can result in high blood pressure, and increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. There are different ways to reduce salt in the diet:

    • When shopping, choose products...

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    Eating a variety of foods, regularly, and in the right amounts is the best formula for a healthy diet.

    Paying attention to portion size will help us not to consume too much calories, and will...

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    7. Drink plenty of fluids

    Adults need to drink at least 1.5 litres of fluid a day! Or more if it's very hot or they are physically active.

    Water is the best source, and we can use tap...

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    8. Maintain a healthy body weight

    The right weight for each us depends on factors like our gender, height, age, and genes. Being affected by obesity and overweight increases the risks of a wide range of diseases, including diabetes...

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    9. Get on the move, make it a habit!

    Physical activity is important for people of all weight ranges and health conditions. It helps us burn off the extra calories, it is good for the heart and circulatory system, it maintains or incre...

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    10. Start now! And keep changing gradually.

    Gradual changes in our lifestyle are easier to maintain than major changes introduced all at once. It won’t be difficult to spot where we could improve:

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