MOVEMBER - EATING FOR OPTIMUM HEALTH

You might make it to the gym every now and then but is that enough? It is all about the meals you or better yet - the meals you skip that really impact your health!

As a man, staying healthy means eating mostly what's good for anyone—more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, and low-fat dairy products.

The calories you need depend on your height, weight and activity levels. If you are moderately active you’ll need between 2000 and 2800 calories daily.

The following are the best foods that you should be eating on a weekly basis:
  • Dark green vegetables - Spinach | Broccoli | Leafy Green Salads
  • Nuts & Seeds - Almonds | Pumpkin Seeds | Sesame Seeds
  • Whole Grains - Brown Rice | Oats | Lentils & Beans
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You should keep the follow to a minimum or stay away from the following (even if they are your favourites):
  • Junk Foods
  • Cakes
  • Pastries
  • Deep Fried foods
  • Takeaways
In order to have a balanced diet and meal you should always including nuts, fish, red meats (try keep to a minimum), white meats, and beans. 

A popular trend lately is "No Meat Mondays" - this aims at not eating any meat for one day a week and having plant based meals for break, lunch and dinner (also all meals in between).

We will be showing you all the best foods to eat over the next week to improve your health in support of men's health this MOVEMBER!