According to the NHS, a balanced diet involves the following:
- eat at least 5 portions of a variety of fruit and vegetables every day
- base meals on higher fibre starchy foods like potatoes, bread, rice or pasta
- have some dairy or dairy alternatives (such as soya drinks)
- eat some beans, pulses, fish, eggs, meat and other protein
At FFF our balanced meal preference has the following macronutrient split (percentage proportions of protein, carbohydrates and fat):
Our balanced meal preference is designed in this manner, based on the most up to date scientific research, as well as trial and error with our clients over the past 7 years.
Our diet can be broken down simply into being made up of macronutrients and micronutrients. All of these components have crucial roles within the body, which is why consuming a balanced diet providing adequate portions of the macronutrients and micronutrients is important.
Head to the blog
to find out more about what we think a balanced diet really looks like.