The High Health council has a list of five rules-of-thumb and the seven priorities are designed to give every Belgian the healthy years of life can be gained by eating good foods. The experts, like the Belgian people will know what food it could eat, so that the risk of death and disease to a minimum. They provide the opinions about the volume. What is the perfect menu? And what are the serving size should you eat it?

The internet is full of advice on nutrition. Only one person in the long run, through the wood for the trees any more. In addition, it is not an easy task for you to know what you can take. According to the supreme Health council (HGR), it is important to be able to see a full list, along with advice on nutrition which will have a positive impact on people’s health. On the basis of recent research, with recommendations for food choices that are aligned with our culture, and integrating into them the priorities are to be emphasized.

“The list does not contain any big surprises about what we should eat and what better not. However, the HGR allows for the first time, the ranking of priorities,” says She to meet with the Flemish Institute for Healthy Living and is one of more than thirty experts on the list yesterday. “This highlights the High Health of the consumption of whole grains, vegetables and fruits, pulses (legumes), and nuts as a priority for the health benefits. The food pyramid will find you’re back in the green zone. The recommendation is to increase the relative proportion of food,” says Cousins. “In the list, it is also bevattelijker and concrete. We are going to buy foods, not nutrients. This way of thinking that attracts the High Health council, and now in his new opinions. No one gets a serving of calcium, and a kilogram of carbs, or a jar of saturated fatty acids in the store. However, milk, vegetables, and nuts.”

“For the first time, shows that the HGR is also advice on the recommended consumptiehoeveelheden. That is very interesting. We have, since the launch of this new food pyramid by a lot of nutritionists and other professionals in the ask for recommendations as to how much a person of the variety of foods needed on a daily or a weekly basis,” continues Cousins. “We will be in the next few months, our food pyramid to further develop, on the basis of the recommendations of the HGR. And that, for a variety of age groups.”

the Five rules-of-thumb.

The High board of Health to see five rules of thumb for composition of a menu. They are of utmost importance to your well-being. For the five priority recommendations, according to the experts, the biggest impact on your health.

Eat each and every day, at least 125 g of full grains rather than refined grains). Choose whole grain bread over white bread and eat whole-wheat pasta instead of white pasta.

Eat each and every day to 250 grams, or two pieces of (preferably fresh) fruits. Make sure to have variety to choose from locally sourced, seasonal produce. It Was the fruit always peel the skin if needed.

Eat each and every day and at least 300 grams of vegetables, raw or cooked. You can vary in types, and will be influenced by the season and local produce.

you can Replace it at least once a week and meat and pulses. Photo: a pit,
– enjoy your weekly vegetables. Replace it at least once a week and meat and pulses. The cultivation and production of peas and beans also have a low impact on the environment.

Eat every day, a small handful (15 or 25 grams) of nuts or seeds without salt or fresh-water shells. Preference will be given to the products that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids.

-Limit your salt intake. Herbs and non-salt spices can be a good alternative to really make a difference.

the Seven priorities are:

in Addition to the five rules-of-thumb lijstte of the High Health council, the remaining priorities in the area of food choice which is very important for your well-being.

you can Use each and every day, between 250 and 500 ml) of milk or dairy products.

-enjoy your week, every week, once or twice, fish, shellfish or crustaceans, one of which was a fat fish.

do not Eat more than 300 grams of red meat per week.

Eat up to 30 grams of processed meats such as cold cuts and cured meats for the week.

you can Drink as little as possible, drink beverages with added sugar. Water is the best thirst-quencher.

-Make sure that you have sufficient calcium intake (at least 950 mg/day), using a variety of natural sources such as milk and its derivatives.

-Make sure that you have a sufficient intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids is due to the preference of rapeseed, soya and walnut oil, and the use of nuts and seeds.