What is a healthy diet?
The below image is from the Eatwell Guide (a Government and NHS guide). It offers an indication of what a balanced diet could look like. Of course, your diet will depend on your tastes and dietary requirements, but this gives an indication of how to balance your meals. You can find more information on the Eatwell Guide on the NHS website.
Eating a well-balanced diet:
The link between food and mood
Hopefully you can see from the above why healthy eating is important for our physical health. But what about the impact of what we eat on our brains and minds?
Watch this short video from the mental health charity, Mind.
If you have a few minutes more, watch this TED talk on the role of nutrition on mental health.
Read more about how to make healthier food choices on UniHub.