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Healthy eating is important no mater what your age is. If you eat well, you are likely to feel healthier, stay active for longer and protect yourself against illness. Eating regular meals and snacks is a good habit. If you get used to missing meals,or eating unhealthily, you may start to feel tired and depressed. You should always eat: breakfast, lunch (mid-day meal), tea and evening meal. To keep well, good regular eating patterns are essential. This means three meals and a snack meal daily. Instead of missing meals, you could include some of the simple snacks and meals.
Now is the time to look at what you eat and perhaps make some changes for the better. Here is a guide to the foods you should try to eat each day.
Four food rules:
If you follow the four food rules and the good-food guide outlined above, vegetarianism is probably as good a way of life as non-vegetarianism. If your appetite is poorand you are gradually losing weight without trying, you should see your doctor. Missing an occasional meal does not usually cause harm as long as you take a lot of liquids. Food may not taste as appetising as you grow older. Eating in companycan increase your enjoyment of food.