Healthy Eating

Clinical nutrition Any diet based on sound nutritional principles; the HD philosophy is often coupled with the  belief that organic and/or unprocessed foods–ie, produced without pesticides and chemical preservatives, are superior to adulterated foods

Healthy diets, features of

  • High consumption of fruits & vegetables
  • Low consumption of red meat & fatty foods
  • Raw foods & whole grains are preferred to processed or refined foods
  • Protein primarily from fish, dairy products, nuts
  • Consumption of salt, pepper, sugar, coffee & other caffeinated beverages, and alcohol, is discouraged