Our daily diet has a significant influence on our health and our well being.
A balanced diet supplies our body with all nutrients we need to be healthy:
Protein, fat and carbohydrates
Vitamins, minerals and trace elements
Nutrients supply our body with energy, enable growth and maintain bodily functions. Eating with variety is the safest way to fulfil the need of all important nutrients.
The food offer is very versatile today. Still, a balanced diet is not a sure matter of course: a poor diet, lack of physical activity, and stress frequently contribute to civilization diseases (e.g. digestive, metabolism, heart and circulation diseases). A conscious lifestyle and a healthy diet reduce the risk of illness.
Nutrition societies in Austria, Germany and Switzerland recommend:
You can maintain a balanced diet in your everyday life by following thes:
- (German Nutrition Society)