A well-balanced diet is crucial for all men. It not only improves overall health and wellbeing, but helps to maintain a healthy weight, lowers cholesterol, keeps blood pressure down, and reduces the risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and some cancers.
Men have different daily nutritional requirements to women, but we should all be seeking a balanced diet for good health.
There are some simple rules to follow, but the most important of these are:
For more information, check out the Eat Well Guide.
This will show you how much of what you can eat from each food group (e.g. fruit and vegetables, starchy food, bread and pasta, protein and fats) to have a healthy balanced diet.