According to National Health Survey in Australia in 2007-2008, the results reveal that 61% of the Australian population are overweight or obese. About 40% of males and 30% of females were overweight and over 24% of males and females were considered obese. Therefore, it is necessary for most Australian to have a healthy diet lifestyle as it would helped reduce those percentage.
The following are some suggestion for a better healthy eating lifestyle:
- Beans and Legume
- Raw Nuts and Seeds
- Bread and Cereals
Here are several benefits from these food:
Vegetable: Vitamin A (beta-carotene), carbohydrate, fibre, magnesium, iron, vitamin C, folate and potassium.
Bread and Cereal: Carbohydrate, iron, thiamin, energy, protein, fat, fibre, magnesium, zinc, riboflavin, niacin equivalents, folate and sodium.
Fruit: Vitamins, especially vitamin C, carbohydrate, fibre, and folate.
Milk, and Yoghurt: Calcium, protein, energy, fat, cholesterol, carbohydrate, magnesium, zinc, riboflavin, vitamin B12, sodium and potassium.
Meat, Fish, Nuts and Legumes: Protein, iron, zinc, fat, cholesterol, niacin equivalents and vitamin B12.