Sunday 15 April 2012


There are no bad foods, just bad diets with too much fat and sugar and too little fruit and vegetables.  There is nothing wrong with eating a fried breakfast, a cream cake, fish and chips, a bar of chocolate or crisps, provided you only do so occasionally. Health problems are likely to occur when your diet is dominated by high fat and high sugar foods.

Do not eat high fat and high sugar foods to excess but enjoy as as part of a balanced diet. Divide your plate into sections and you will find space for a small amount of these foods.  Do not feel that you have to concentrate your diet solely on low GI foods, but instead balance your diet by including them where possible. The backbone of the low GI diet is about balance, enjoyment and health.

Unhealthy diets can lead to health problems such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, digestive problems such as irritable bowl syndrome and coronary heart disease.

The UK Governments eight guidelines for a healthy diet are:
  • Enjoy your food
  • Eat a variety of different foods
  • Eat the right amount to be a healthy weight
  • eat plenty of foods rich in starch and fibre
  • Eat plenty of fruit and vegetables
  • Don't eat too many foods that contain a lot of fat
  • Don't have sugary foods and drinks too often
  • If you drink alcohol, drink sensibly

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