Frequently Asked Questions

What is a balanced diet?
A balanced diet is a meal that includes grains, legumes, vegetables, fruits, and other foods.
How much sugar and salt should you consume?
The World Health Organization recommends that people should not take more than 50 grams of salt per day. Furthermore, your total salt intake should not exceed 10% of your total energy intake.
How much fat should you take?
According to the World Health Organization, your total fat intake should not be more than 30% of your total energy intake. The cut off for saturated fats is lower, preferably less than 1% of your total energy intake.
How much alcohol should you take?
You should avoid taking alcohol at all times. Excessive intake of alcohol can lead to heart diseases, cancers, and behavioral disorders.