healthy food begins with the choice of ingredients. All food
contains nutrients but it is important to choose food types with
more nutritional value.
to food groups that are rich in carbohydrates as a source of
energy such as rice, bread, noodles and tubers.
- Also give priority to food
groups that provide vitamins, minerals and fibre, such as fruits
- Choose food groups that provide
protein, such as fish, chicken, meat and nuts.
groups that are rich in calcium such as milk, cheese and yogurt.
Other sources of calcium include fish such as anchovies, tamban
Reduce usage of
fats, oil, coconut milk, sugar and soft.
Use low fat
milk or shim milk to replace parts of coconut milk in cooking.
To thicken dishes, add thinly sliced potatoes or ground onions.
consumption of foods that are high in fats, oil, sugar and salt
such as snacks and fast foods.
For fruit and
fruit and vegetables.
Buy local fruit
coloured fruits and green leafy vegetables.
food such as unpolished rice, whole meal cereals and other