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Posted by: EKONG RICHARD | 2010-11-17

GOOD NUTRITION

Hallo,thank you for your work,i just wanted to ask,animal protein is often very expensive,what are the alternatives.
Also ,please help me to indentify the foods to eat in a day that can enable me gain all the nacessary nutrients.Thax

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Dear Richard
Thank you for your kind words. You can use plant proteins or legumes (cooked or canned dried beans, peas, lentils and soya), to provide the majority of your daily protein requirement. From a dietary point of view, the basic principles of eating a well balanced diet that contains all the food groups to prevent deficiencies. Such a diet would consist of plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables (at least 5 portions a day), lean meat, fish (1-2 times a week) and eggs (4 per week), plus 3 cups of fat-free milk or yoghurt or cottage cheese a day, whole, unsifted grains and cereals (3-4 servings), legumes (cooked or canned dry beans, peas or lentils or soya) as often as possible, and poly- or monounsaturated oils or margarine (olive oil, tub marg, etc) (3 tablespoons a day) to provide all the nutrients the body requires for good health.
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DietDoc

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Posted by: DietDoc | 2010-11-17

Dear Richard
Thank you for your kind words. You can use plant proteins or legumes (cooked or canned dried beans, peas, lentils and soya), to provide the majority of your daily protein requirement. From a dietary point of view, the basic principles of eating a well balanced diet that contains all the food groups to prevent deficiencies. Such a diet would consist of plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables (at least 5 portions a day), lean meat, fish (1-2 times a week) and eggs (4 per week), plus 3 cups of fat-free milk or yoghurt or cottage cheese a day, whole, unsifted grains and cereals (3-4 servings), legumes (cooked or canned dry beans, peas or lentils or soya) as often as possible, and poly- or monounsaturated oils or margarine (olive oil, tub marg, etc) (3 tablespoons a day) to provide all the nutrients the body requires for good health.
Best regards
DietDoc

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