Top 10 Quick Tips To Improve Your Diet

Top 10 Quick Tips To Improve Your Diet


  1. Stop skipping meals! Your body needs regular energy and snacking might keep you going but it tends to result in over-eating and a poor quality diet

  2. Include slow-release carbohydrates such as granary bread, brown rice, sweet potato, wholegrain cereal and bulgur wheat to boost your fibre intake

  3. Eat your 5 a Day fruit and vegetables! To reduce your risk of heart disease and again, get more fibre!

  4. Eat good quality protein 2-3 times per day, this includes lean meat, fish, eggs, beans and pulses

  5. Keep sugary foods and drinks to moderation as these do not provide long-lasting energy and can harm your health if eaten in excess

  6. Drink at least 8 glasses of water or sugar-free fluid per day

  7. Keep it interesting! Try new recipes, herbs, spices and cuisines

  8. Remember no food is ‘bad’, it is important to not be too strict and enjoy a range of foods

  9. Do not forget to include dairy foods, these provide essential calcium, dairy-alternatives work well too as long as they are calcium-fortified

  10. Try eat oily fish twice per week to reap the benefits of omega-3 and include some unsalted nuts, olive oil and avocado in small quantities