DID YOU KNOW THAT YOUR FOOD CHOICES CAN AFFECT THE WAY YOU FEEL? ENERGY SLUMPS, FEELING LOW AND DIFFICULTY SLEEPING CAN ALL BE THE RESULT OF POOR FOOD CHOICES.
Our health is precious and we want to enable every Australian to protect and nurture their body and mind.
Vegetables are at the very centre of healthy eating, they can safeguard us from chronic health conditions – such as diabetes, stroke, heart disease and obesity. But did you know making healthy choices can boost your mood and increase your quality of life.
THE BENEFITS OF 5 SERVES A DAY INCLUDE –
Vegetables and fruits are rich sources of essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Regular consumption ensures adequate intake of nutrients like vitamin C, potassium, dietary fibre, and folate.
CHRONIC DISEASE PREVENTION:
A diet rich in vegetables and fruits has been associated with reduced risks of several chronic diseases, including heart disease, stroke, and certain types of cancer.
The dietary fibre in vegetables and fruits aids in maintaining a healthy digestive system, preventing constipation and promoting regular bowel movements.
Vegetables and fruits are low in calories and high in volume, making them excellent choices for those looking to manage or reduce their weight. They provide satiety, helping to reduce overall calorie intake.
BLOOD PRESSURE REGULATION:
The potassium found in many vegetables and fruits can help counteract the effects of sodium and assist in maintaining healthy blood pressure levels.
The vitamins and antioxidants in vegetables and fruits can contribute to radiant and healthy skin. For instance, vitamin C aids in collagen production, essential for skin elasticity
ABOVE ALL DON’T FORGET – SOME IS BETTER THAN NONE SO GET SOME VEG IN YOUR DAY.
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