Updated: Mar 7
Eat a healthy diet combination of different foods, including fruit, vegetables, legumes, nuts, and whole grains. Adults should eat at least five portions (400g) of fruit and vegetables per day. You can improve your intake of fruits and vegetables by always including veggies in your meal.
Reduce intake of harmful fats consumed should be less than 30% of your total energy intake. This will help prevent unhealthy weight gain.
Avoid harmful use of alcohol Consuming alcohol can lead to health problems such as mental and behavioral disorders, including alcohol dependence.
Be active The amount of physical activity you need depends on your age group but adults aged 18-64 years should do at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity throughout the week.
Consume less salt and sugar putting sodium at risk of high blood pressure, which in turn increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. It’s easier to do this by limiting the amount of salt, soy sauce, fish sauce, and other high-sodium condiments when preparing meals; removing salt, seasonings, and condiments from your meal table; avoiding salty snacks; and choosing low-sodium products.