Sugar is a carbohydrate and provides a source of energy. Sugar can take many forms including white, raw or brown sugar, honey or corn syrup. Too much sugar in the diet can contribute to health problems including obesity and tooth decay. These articles provide general information about healthy eating tips from our dietitians.
A balanced diet includes a variety of different foods like wholegrain breads and cereals, fruits, vegetables, fish, lean meat, eggs and dairy products. Dairy is a very important source of protein and calcium and should not be excluded from the diet. Examples of dairy include milk, yogurt, cheese and ice cream. Traditionally, people only consumed […]