Have a look at this.
From the UK NHS.
- Base your meals on starchy carbohydrates, such as bread, pasta, rice or potatoes. Choose wholegrain varieties wherever you can, or eat potatoes with their skins on for more fibre.
- Eat at least five portions of a variety of fruit and vegetables a day. Find out how you can get your 5 A DAY.
- Choose some lean protein, which can be meat, fish, eggs, beans, pulses and other non-dairy sources.
- Include some milk and dairy foods, such as cheese and yoghurt. These are great sources of protein and calcium.
- Have only a small amount of foods high in fat and/or sugar, or eat them less often.
- Cut down on saturated fat, found in processed meats, pies, cakes and biscuits.
- Cut down on sugary foods and drinks such as chocolate, cakes and biscuits, and sugary soft drinks.
Which do you think it’s for? Losing weight, or putting it on?
I will leave you to find out.
Meanwhile have a look at my book. The Politics of Dieting.
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