With so many mixed messages in the media about food, nutrition and diets, it is easy to get confused and follow guidance from unqualified sources.
These messages are magnified through social media and can have damaging effects on our physical and mental welfare. Many of us strive to look like others or follow extreme diets which often aren’t realistic and can instead have detrimental effects on health due to a lack of key nutrients.
The Ordinary Food video was developed to make you aware of the unsubstantiated, mixed messages that adults and children are exposed to every day and to help you understand how these can drive a disordered relationship with food.
A healthy balanced diet containing all the key food groups is optimal for nutrient intake and more sustainable than changing the way we eat or excluding certain foods.
Simple, everyday food is best.
Make sure you follow advice from qualified professionals, based on scientific evidence.
Eating a healthy and balanced diet is vital when it comes to ensuring you're getting all the essential nutrients your body needs to thrive and function at its best...
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