Dr Sandro Demaio

We love this article from The Conversation that gives tips about how to include more vegetables in your diet as well as breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack ideas.

Dr Alessandro R Demaio writes:

“Knowing what makes up a healthy diet can be really confusing. New fads and fast fixes appear weekly. At the same time, the rise of celebrity chefs and TV cooking – while admittedly entertaining – has made preparing food seem complex and often unachievable.

A staggering 95% of Aussies don’t eat enough vegetables. Veggies contain fibre and micronutrients essential for gut, brain, heart and skin health, so they should make up the basis of most meals. And consciously thinking of ways to include more veggies might mean you’ll eat fewer processed foods which can be high in salt, unhealthy fats and hidden sugars.”

Read the full article.

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